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Seerahbiography of the Prophet.
Shahadahdeclaration of faith. A person must recite the shahadah to convert to Islam. The shahadah in Islam is:: "I testify that there is no god but Allah and I testify that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah."
Shaheeda martyr. Someone who dies in the way of Allah.
Shahidmeans a witness or martyr.
Shirkassociating partners with Allah. Shirk can also encompase any object that a person may hold in regard higher than Allah. It is the most severe of sins and will not be forgiven.
ShrootPlural of conditions
Sirwallong under garment worn by the Arabs.
Siwaka piece of a branch or root of a tree that is used as a toothbrush. Also called a miswak.
SiyamFasting such that to stop eating, drinking or doing sexual activity from the rising of the sun and till its setting.
Subahan Allahglory be to Allah. A sentence that has to be said by all Muslims, declaring the magnificent power of God for his creation.
Suffaha raised platform that was used by the Prophet as a welcomming point for newcomers or destitute people. It was part of his masjid.
Suhufpages or manuscripts.
Sujudthe position in salat in which the person prostrates on the ground with his hands, knees, feet, and face touching the ground.
Sunnahthe examples of the Prophet's life what he said, did, implemented, how he implemented... Almost the same as the hadith.
Suraha chapter in the Quran.