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Ga'if 1681
Physiognomist. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ga`idnn 1680
Literally, "those sitting down", people who remain inactive and do not actively fight. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gabriel 254
See Jibreel. (Source:CIE)

Gadi al-qudat 1679
The chief gadi in charge of all other gadis. gad1b: staff, rod. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gala 1682
Citadel, fortress. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gattat 1688
A person who conveys information from someone to another with the intention of causing harm and enmity between them. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghabn 1118
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 1119
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 2006
Lowering the eyes, a virtue required in the presence of members of the opposite sex. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghafla 2725
Heedlessness, the enemy of dhikr. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghaiya 2429
Same as ghulat. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghalbat az-zann 913
Predominant probability, most likely to happen. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghanima 621
Booty, weapons, horses and all moveable possessions taken in battle from unbelievers. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghara'ib al-qur'an 3284
The study of obscure or unusual words in the qur'an. ghara'ib is the plural of gharib. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharad 622
Motive, individual interest. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharar 1120
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 436
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 fahish 1121
Excessive gharar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharar yasir 1122
Immaterial gharar. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharib 2094
"Strange, scarce". this term is used in the following contexts: (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharib al-hadith 2095
The study of the linguistic origins of the difficult or uncommon words used in ahadith. (Source:Taha Publication)

Gharim 437
A person in debt. (Source:IslamIQ)

Gharim 1123
(Plural ghurama') debtor. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghariza 2431
Instinct. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghasb 623
Usurpation, unlawful appropriation of property, without the permission of its owner and without stealthiness. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghawth 2727
"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 2432
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 2433
Occultation; concealment. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayba 2730
Absence, the absence of the heart from all that is other than Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayr 2731
"Other", what is other-than-Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayr lazim 1124
Non-binding. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayr mahsus 2434
Not perceived by the senses. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayr matlub 1125
Not so intended. ghubn: damage, injury, fraud, lesion. not much used in islamic law because of the right of the option to withdraw from the transaction (hagq al-khiyar). (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghayr mu'akkada 914
A sunna which is ghayr mu'akkada is one which was done sometimes but not regularly. (cf. mu'akkada). (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghazal 2732
A love poem. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghazi 1481
Someone taking part in a ghazwa or military expedition against unbelievers. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghazi 64

Muslim soldier, warrior.

Ghazwa 1482
(Plural ghazawat) raid, a military expedition, especially a desert raid. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghazwah - 65

military expedition.

Ghiba 2008
Backbiting, slander, mentioning anything about a person that he would dislike to hear, even if it is true. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghibta 2009
The desire for a blessing which someone else has without desiring that it should pass away from the person who has it. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghina 2733
Wealth, meaning having no need of other than Allah. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghira 2010
This word covers a wide range of meanings: it can mean jealousy as regards women and it is also a feeling of great fury and anger when one's honour and prestige is injured or challenged. it can be positive or negative depending on the circumstances. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghulam 1483
A young man, often a slave. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghulat 2435
"Extremists", extreme groups of the shi'a who claimed that 'ali was divine. their most dramatic manifestations were found in the qarmatians, the isma`ilis, the druzes, and the 'ali ilahis. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghulul 624
Stealing from the war booty before its distribution. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghunna 3286
Nasalisation, to pronounce the letter from the nose, usually the letter nun or tanwin. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghurba 2734
Exile, from which the one in exile intensely desires to return to witnessing the creator. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghurur 2011
Self-delusion, beguilement, as when someone is deceived by the appearance of worldly things or by shaytan. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ghusl 380
The full ritual washing of the body with water alone to be pure for the prayer. to do Ghusl: 1. Wash your private parts, 2. do Wudu (ablution), 3. wash your entire body without touching your private parts again. (Source:Prof. Ishaq Zahid)