"Tarāweih" (sing. tarwīhah): rest, taking rest, a prayer which contains rest. It is derived from "rawh", which means expansion and wideness. This prayer is called "Tarāweih" because the people rest after every four rak‘ahs.
"Maqbarah" (graveyard): It is derived from "qabr", which means: grave, the hole in the ground wherein the deceased person is placed. Any place where the body of a deceased person is kept hidden is called "qabr", even the sea. "Qabr" also means the act of burying the deceased in the earth. Original meaning of "qabr": obscurity, invisibility. It was called thus because it conceals the body of the deceased person.
"Shaf‘": even number. It is any number that can be equally divided by two, like two and ten. Opposite: "witr" (single, odd). Original meaning: joining two things. Other meanings: increase, association.
The sitting position in prayer wherein the worshiper bends his left foot underneath him and sits on it and erects his right foot so that his heel is raised and the bottom of his toes are on the ground with the toe tips pointing to the "qiblah" (prayer direction).
Wearing the garment over one's head or shoulders and letting its edges hang down on both sides, without lifting any of them, while wearing what covers one's "‘awrah" (what should be covered of the body).
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