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This is a small but growing dictionary of Arabic word and their meaning in English, you may search for a word, add a word or list words by the first letter.. enjoy!
Jaheemhell, hellfire, fire
Ja'alaHe made, He rendered
Jaahadoothey struggled, they strived, they strove
Jahiliyyahmeans ignorant. Jahiliyyah refers to the pre-Islamic era that existed in Arabia. It is a combination of views, ideas, and practices that totally defy and reject the guidance sent down by God through His Prophets.
Jalbabthis is a long loose fitting garment worn by the Arabs.
Jihadmeans to strive. This can be any kind of striving in the way of God which involves either spiritual or personal effort, material resources, or arms.
Jizyaha tax paid by non-Muslims living in a Muslim State. Since the non-Muslims are exempt from military service and taxes imposed on Muslims, they must pay this tax to compensate. It guarentees them security and protection. If the State cannot protect those who paid jizyah, then the amount they paid is returned to them.