Islamic Glossary: Letter M

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Slightly incorrect spelling of Madinah.


Incorrect spelling of Muslim.

Muhajir | pl. Muhajirin

alt. Muhaajir | Muhaajireen
mu-haa-jir | mu-haa-ji-reen

"Emigrant." (1) Those who accepted Islam in Makkah prior to the hijrah of the Prophet Muhammad and who subsequently migrated with him to Madinah.

See also: Ansar


"The praised one." The name of the last and final prophet of Allah, sent as a mercy for mankind, a warner and bringer of glad tidings to humanity.

-sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam - "peace and blessings of Allah be upon him" is recited after pronouncing his name.

Related links: Muhammad in the Bible
Muhammad, The Ideal Prophet


The first month of the Islamic calendar.



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