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Ubayy ibn ka'b ()
Al-ansari al-bukhari. one of the ansar of khazraj, "the master of the reciters". he was one of those at the second pledge of 'aqaba. he was present at badr and all the battles. 'umar, the second khalif, called him "the master of the muslims". ubayy was one of the select few who committed the qur'anic revelations to writing and had a mushaf of his own. he acted as a scribe for the prophet, writing letters for him. at the demise of the prophet, he was one of the twenty-five or so people who knew the qur' an completely by heart. his recitation was so beautiful and his understanding so profound that the prophet encouraged his companions to learn the qur' an from him and from three others. he was the first to write for the prophet. he died in 29 or 32 ah while `uthman was khalif. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ujrat al-inithl ()
A fair salary. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ulama ()

the learned, knowledgeble people in Islam. Plural form of alim.

Ulama (oo-la-mah)
See alim. (Source:CIE)

Ulamaa ()
Plural of 'Alim. The people of knowledge from amongst the Muslims who act on what they know and do what they say. (Source:IslamIQ)

Ulu'1-amr ()
Those in command and those with authority. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ulu'l-`azm ()
"The prophets with resolve", who are adam, nuh, ibrahim, musa, `isa and Muhammad. (Source:Taha Publication)

Uluhiya ()
Divinity, divine nature. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umana' ()
Those who are faithful and trustworthy, the plural of aman. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umar ibn al-Khattab (oo-mer ibin al-khut-taab)
A close companion of Prophet Muhammad and the second of the four "Rightly-Guided" caliphs. He ruled from 634 to 644 C.E. and developed many institutions, such as a police force and treasury, for the early Muslim state. (Source:CIE)

Umm al-mu'mineen (UM AL-MU'MINEEN)

means 'Mother of the Believers'. This was the title of the Prophet's wives; (Surah 33 Ayah 6 stipulated that they could not marry after the Prophet's death because all of the believers were their spiritual children.

Umm al-mu'minin ()
Lit. "mother of the believers", an honorary title given to the wives of the prophet. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umm al-qur'an ()
"Mother of the qur'an", the opening sura of the qur'an which is called al-fatiha. also said .to be its source in the unseen. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umm al-qur'an ()
"The mother of the qur'an", the opening sura of the qur'an which is called al-fatiha. also said to be its source in the unseen. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umm al-qura ()
Mother of cities, i.e. makka. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umm walad ()
A slavegirl who has born her master's child. she cannot be sold and becomes free upon her master's death. the child is free from birth. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umm walad ()
A slavegirl who had born her master's child. she cannot be sold and becomes free upon her master's death. the child is free from birth. (Source:Taha Publication)

Umma ()
The body of muslims as one distinct community. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ummah ()

an ummah is a community or a people. It is used in reference to the community of Believers or Muslims.

Ummah (oom-mah)
The worldwide community of Muslims, whose population exceeds 1.2 billion. A term used to denote the collective body of believers in Islam. (Source:CIE)

Ummi ()
(Plural ummiyun) unlettered, untaught. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ummi (Umme)
The 'unlettered'. It is also used to refer to those who do not possess Divine revelation. (Source:Prof. Ishaq Zahid)

Umrah (oom-rah)
The "lesser" pilgrimage to Makkah. This journey to worship at the Ka'bah and offer prayers can be performed by Muslims at any time during the year, unlike the Hajj, which takes place during a specified period in the twelfth month of the Islamic lunar calendar. (Source:CIE)

Umrah ()

this is the lesser pilgrimage which is optional and can be performed at any time.

Umrah ()
A pilgrimage to Mekkah, but not during the Hajj period. It is also called "the Lesser Pilgrimage". (Source:IslamIQ)

Umrah al-Qada ()
The fulfilled 'Umrah - the 'Umrah which the Prophet performed in the seventh year after Hijrah which he intended to do in the sixth year but which the Quraysh unbelievers had not allowed him to complete. (Source:IslamIQ)

Uns ()
Fellowship, sociableness, inclination to company. (Source:Taha Publication)

Uns ()
Intimacy, a state in which contemplation of Allah's beauty predominates. the opposite of hayba. (Source:Taha Publication)

Urdu ()

the official language of Pakistan.

Ushr ()
Ten percent (in some cases five percent) of the agricultural produce payable by a Muslim as part of his religious obligation, like zakah, mainly for the benefit of the poor and the needy. (Source:IslamIQ)

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