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Fa'ida ()
A beneficial piece of knowledge which comes to a person. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fa'idah ()
Benefit. In investment context it means return on investment. (Source:IslamIQ)

Fada'il ()
Virtues, excellent qualities. it is the plural of fadila. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fadl (Riba) ()
A type of interest. Taking something of superior quality in exchange for the same kind of thing of poorer quality. Allah Subhana wa Ta'ala has strictly prohibited any kind of Riba and has warned of severe punishment for those who have any association with it. See the Holy Qur' an, Surah Al-Baqara (2):275-280 (Source:IslamIQ)

Fahm ()
Understanding. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fahsha' ()
Something abominable or obscene, meaning anything forbidden by Allah. it can also designate fornication or foul language. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fahwa al-khitab ()
Superior meaning, when the implied meaning of a text is superior to the pronounced meaning. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fahwani ()
"Elocution", a technical term of ibn al-`arabi. it means Allah's directly addressing people in visionary encounters in the `alam al-mithal. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fajir ()
(Plural fujjar or fajara) a reprobate; someone who behaves immorally or sinfully; someone who disobeys the commands of Allah and commits immoral actions. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fajr ()
Dawn, daybreak. there is the "false dawn" which rises without spreading out, and the"true dawn" in which the light rises and spreads. it also means the dawn prayer. among the malikis, it desig nates the two sunna rak'ats before the obligatory subh prayer while others use fajr and subh interchangeably. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fajr ()

the obligatory salah, prayer, before sunrise.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Falah ()
Success, prosperity, the lasting attainment of that which one desires. (Source:Taha Publication)

Falas ()
: Bankrupt (Source:IslamIQ)

Fals ()
(Plural fulus) a small copper coin, used as small change, but with no intrinsic value. (Source:Taha Publication)

Falsafa ()
Philosophy, which attempts to form a systematic world-view out of logical and scientific reasoning. (compare with kalam). (Source:Taha Publication)

Fana' ()
Annihilation in Allah, the cessation of attributes, total withdrawal from the sensory. based on the qur'an: "everyone on it will pass away. " (55:26). (Source:Taha Publication)

Fana' fi'llah ()
Annihilation in Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fana' fi'r-rasul ()
"Annihilation in the messenger", deep love of the prophet, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, which leads to love of Allah and ultimately annihilation in Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fana' fi'sh-shaykh ()
"Annihilation in the shaykh", annihilation in the spiritual guide which leads to annihilation in the prophet. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqeeh ()
An Islamic scholar who can give an authoritative legal opinion or judgement. (Source:IslamIQ)

Faqih ()

a person who is an expert on Islamic jurisprudence (law), fiqh.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Faqih ()
(Plural fuqaha') a man learned in the knowledge of fiqh (see below) who by virtue of his knowledge can give a legal judgement. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqih ()
(Plural fugaha') a man learned in the knowledge of fiqh who by virtue of his knowledge can give a legal judgement. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqih an-nafs ()
"An expert on the self', a term used by al-ghazali for someone with expertise and understanding of the art of purifying the self. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqir ()
A poor person. (Source:IslamIQ)

Faqir ()
(Plural fuqara') someone who is needy or poor, used to describe someone following a spiritual tradition since the creature is poor and the creator rich. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqirani ()
Also a faqira (plural faqirat), the feminine of faqir. (Source:Taha Publication)

Faqr ()
Voluntary indigence, spiritual poverty, absolute need of Allah on the part of creatures. "o mankind! you are the poor in need of Allah whereas Allah is the rich beyond need, the praiseworthy. " (35:15). (Source:Taha Publication)

Far' ()
A branch or sub-division, and (in the context of qiyas) a new legal case. (Source:Taha Publication)

Fara'id ()
Plural of farida, shares of inheritance; religious obligations. (Source:Taha Publication)

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