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Ga'if ()
Physiognomist. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ga`idnn ()
Literally, "those sitting down", people who remain inactive and do not actively fight. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gabriel ()
See Jibreel. (Source:CIE)

Gadi al-qudat ()
The chief gadi in charge of all other gadis. gad1b: staff, rod. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gala ()
Citadel, fortress. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gattat ()
A person who conveys information from someone to another with the intention of causing harm and enmity between them. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghabn ()
Fraud, cheating, swindle; it can also mean "loss" when ghabn enters a contract without either of the parties being aware of it. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghabn fahish ()
A radical discrepancy between the market price of a commodity and the price charged to the customer, determined by custom (`urf ). (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghadd al-basar ()
Lowering the eyes, a virtue required in the presence of members of the opposite sex. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghafla ()
Heedlessness, the enemy of dhikr. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghaiya ()
Same as ghulat. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghalbat az-zann ()
Predominant probability, most likely to happen. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghanima ()
Booty, weapons, horses and all moveable possessions taken in battle from unbelievers. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghara'ib al-qur'an ()
The study of obscure or unusual words in the qur'an. ghara'ib is the plural of gharib. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharad ()
Motive, individual interest. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharad ()
Motive, individual interest. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharar ()
Uncertainty, hazard, chance or risk, ambiguity and uncertainty in transactions. Technically, the sale of something which is not present at hand; or the sale of something where the consequences or outcome is not known. It can also be a sale involving risk or hazard in which one does not know whether it will come to be or not, such as fish in water or a bird in the air; or an event where assurance or non-assurance is subject to chance and thus not known to parties of a transaction. Can also mean uncertainty or a hazard that is likely to lead to a dispute in a contract. (Source:IslamIQ)

Gharar ()
A sale in which uncertainty is involved. it is forbidden. the sale of futures falls into this category. any contract in which the availability of goods promised cannot be guaranteed is invalidated through this element of risk. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharar fahish ()
Excessive gharar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharar yasir ()
Immaterial gharar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharib ()
"Strange, scarce". this term is used in the following contexts: (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharib al-hadith ()
The study of the linguistic origins of the difficult or uncommon words used in ahadith. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharim ()
(Plural ghurama') debtor. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharim ()
A person in debt. (Source:IslamIQ)

Ghariza ()
Instinct. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghasb ()
Usurpation, unlawful appropriation of property, without the permission of its owner and without stealthiness. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghawth ()
"Succourer", "nurturer", characterised by enormous generosity, the epithet of the qutb, the head of the awliya'. some say that he is directly below the qutb. al-ghawth al-a'zam, "the greatest help", is used to refer to shaykh `abdu' l-qadir al-jilani. shaykh abu madyan was considered the ghawth of his age. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayb ()
The unseen, unmanifest, that which is hidden from the eyes whether or not it is perceived by the heart; or it can be something which is beyond any sort of perception, such as the future. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayb ()
The unseen, unmanifest, that which is hidden from the eyes whether or not it is perceived by the heart; or it can be something which is beyond any sort of perception, such as the future. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayba ()
Occultation; concealment. (Source:Taha Publication)

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