"Wathani": idolater, idol worshiper, pagan. "Wathaniyyah": worship of idols and stones. it is derived from "wathan", which means: an idol or stone that is worshiped. "Wathan" is derived from "wathn", which means: steadiness. "Wathn" also means: power, plenty.
"Kitābi": It is derived from "kitāb", which means: book, i.e. pages gathered between two covers. It originally comes from "katb", which means: joining something with something else. A "Kitābi" is someone from the people of the book, namely the Jews and Christians.
"Tadhkiyah": slaughtering. It is derived from "dhakāh", which means: completion and ending. Thus, slaughtering is called "tadhkiyah" and "dhakāh" because it completes the process that makes eating an animal permissible.
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