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Da'if ()
"Weak", the status below hasan. usually the weakness is one of discontinuity in the isnad. (Source:Taha Publication)

Da'iy ()

Muslim missionary involved in Da'wah. It can also have a general meaning reffering to someone who calls others to a certain belief.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Da'ud ()
The prophet david. `the fast of da'ud' is to fast every other day. (Source:Taha Publication)

Da'ud ibn 'ali al-isbahani ()
(Or da'ud ibn khalaf), the founder of the zahirite madhhab, died in 270/884. (Source:Taha Publication)

Da'wa ()
Inviting or calling people to worship Allah by following the messenger of Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Da'wah () -

inviting others to Islam. Missionary work.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Dabba ()
The beast which will arise from the earth, (see qur'an 27:82). it is one of the signs of the approach of the last hour. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dabit ()
Precise and accurate in reproducing reports. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dabt ()
The faculty of retention, the ability of a person to listen to something, comprehend its original meaning and to retain it accurately. (Source:Taha Publication)

Daf` al-haraj ()
Removal of hardship. (Source:Taha Publication)

Daff ()

tambourine used in Arabia.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Daff ()
Tambourine. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dahri ()
Materialist or atheist. probably originally referred to a follower of zurvanism which is associated with a form of atheistic materialism that asserted the eternity of the material universe. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dajjal ()
The false messiah whose appearance marks the imminent end of the world. the root in arabic means "to deceive, cheat, take in". (Source:Taha Publication)

Dajjal ()
The false messiah whose appearance marks the imminent end of the world. the arabic root means "to deceive, cheat, take in". (Source:Taha Publication)

Dakka ()
(Sometimes dikka) a platform to which a staircase leads in the mosque. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dala'il al-khayrat ()
"Guides to good things", a popular collection of prayers on the prophet with emphasis on the divine names, by al-jazuli (d. 870/1465). (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala ()
Explanation, clarification. indication, signification, textual implication. sub-categories of this vary according to school. for instance, the hanafis have four categories while the shafi`is have five. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala al-iqtida' ()
The required meaning indicated by the text. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala al-ishara ()
Alluded meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala al-mafhum ()
Implied meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala al-mantaq ()
Pronounced meaning of a text. this is sub-divided into dalala al-iqtida' and dalala al-ishara. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala an-nass ()
Inferred or implied meaning of a text. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala asliya ()
Essential signification. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalala tabi`a ()
Subordinate denotation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalalat ()
Textual implications. (Source:Taha Publication)

Dalil ()
(Plural adilla) proof, indication, evidence; also a guide. (Source:Taha Publication)

Daman ()
Guarantee. (Source:Taha Publication)

Daman ()
Surety, guarantee. (Source:Taha Publication)

Damma ()
The arabic vowel u. (Source:Taha Publication)

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