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Wa 'alaikumus salam (WALAY KUMUS SALAM)

This is an expression that a Muslim is to say as an answer for the greeting. When a person greets another with a salutation of peace, the answer for the greeting is an answer of peace. The meaning of this statement is:And upon you is the peace.The other expressions are:Wa Alaikums Salam Wa Rahmatullah.andWa 'Alaikums Salam Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Wa'd ()
Promise, particularly the promise of the garden. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wa'id ()
Threat, particularly the threat of the fire. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wadi-ah ()
Deposit. (Source:IslamIQ)

Wadia ()
A deposit, something deposited for safekeeping. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wafa' ()
Faithfulness, fidelity, discharging obligations and living up to promises. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wafa' bi'l-`uhud ()
Fulfilling contracts or undertakings as in "honour my contract and i will honour your contract. " (qur' an 2:40). (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahabi / Salafi (wahaby salafy wahabee salafee)
Wahabi/Salafi is an interchangeable term used to describe a certain practice of Islam. The term Wahabi is used to describe an approach to Islam that takes its name from Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab, an eighteen-century religious leader who started a movement for the reform of Muslim society. Abd al-Wahhab formed an alliance with a tribal chief Muhammad ibn Saud that led to the formation of Saudi Arabia. The Wahabi religious outlook is an exclusive, strict, puritanical and literal interpretation of the Quran. Salafi Islam has become a popular term for this type of Islamic interpretation. Salafi claim to return to pristine Islam as practiced by the early Muslims (salaf, or pious ancestors.) (Source:IslamiCity)

Wahdaniya ()
Divine oneness. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahdanlya ()
Oneness, the unity of the divine names. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahdat ash-shuhud ()
Unity of consciousness, unity of direct witnessing. wahdat al-wujnd: unity of being. there is only one self which is manifested in multiplicity. Allah is one in his dhat, his sifat and his afal. there is only one entity in existence and multiplicity appears through relations between non-essential entities. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahidiya ()
The unity of multiplicity. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahm ()
Opinion, conjecture, illusion, fantasies arising in the mind which are substituted for reality. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahsha ()
Loneliness, estrangement from created things. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahy ()
Revelation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wahy ()
Revelation. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajd ()
Rapture, trance, the first degree of ecstasy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajh ()
(Plural wujuh) aspect. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajhu'llah ()
"The face of Allah", meaning for the sake of Allah, irrespective of any reward in this life, purely for Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajhu'llah ()
"The face of Allah", meaning for the sake of Allah, irrespective of any reward in this life, purely for Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajib ()
Compulsory. (Source:IslamIQ)

Wajib ()
A necessary part of the shari`a. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wajib ()
A necessary part of the shari `a but not obligatory, although it is sometimes used as a synonym for fard. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wakala ()
Agency; power of attorney. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wakil ()
Agent. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wakil ()
Person who is an authorized representative, agent or proxy. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wakil (WAKEEL)

a person who is an authorized repesentative or proxy. Also can mean lawyer in Urdu.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Wala' ()
The tie of clientage established between a freed slave and the person who frees him, whereby the freed slave becomes integrated into the family of that person. (Source:Taha Publication)

Wala' ()
The tie of clientage established between a freed slave and the person who frees him, whereby the freed slave becomes integrated into the family of that person. (see mawla.) (Source:Taha Publication)

Walad ()
Lit. "child", a beginner on the path. (Source:Taha Publication)

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