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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)