The proper name of the city of the Messenger of Allah, may Allah's peace and blessings be upon him, to which he emigrated from Makkah and in which he lived and died.
The intention to start the rituals of Hajj or ‘Umrah.
Practices that are prohibited for a person in the state of Ihrām for Hajj or ‘Umrah.
Spilling the blood of an animal in a certain manner.
Visiting the Sacred Mosque in Makkah any day of the year to perform special rituals.
Everything that is definitively prohibited under Shariah.
"Safa" (sing. safāh): the wide, hard, flat stone which nothing grows on. It is derived from "safā’", which means purity.
"Mawāqīt" (sing. miqāt): the time or place designated for a certain action.
"Ud'hiyah": a name given to the animal that one slaughters as a sacrifice to Allah. It originally refers to the animal slaughtered on the Day of Nahr (Eid al-Ad'ha, 10th of Dhul-Hijjah).
"Ihsār": gathering, detention, prevention. Examples of "ihsār" include such cases when a person is prevented by illness or travel from doing something, and when a pilgrim is prevented by illness or some other cause from completing the rituals of Hajj.
"Ihlāl": It is the opposite of "ihrām" (ritual state of consecration assumed for Hajj or ‘Umrah). Original meaning: opening something.
"Idttibā‘": inserting one’s garment under one’s right arm and then throws its ends over one’s left shoulder, exposing the right shoulder.
"Taghyīr": changing, removing. Other meanings: shifting, distorting, abrogating, substituting.
"Ihtijām": extracting blood from the body. It is derived from "hajm", which means sucking. Other meanings: seeking "hijāmah" (wet cupping).
"Ramal": walking rapidly while shaking the shoulders and taking short steps. "Raml" is faster than normal walk and slower than running.
"Jimār" (sing. jamrah): pebble, small stone. It is used to refer to the place where stones are gathered and thrown.
"Ihlāl": talbiyah. It originally referred to raising one’s voice upon seeing the crescent. Then it came to be frequently used to refer to any kind of loud voice.
"Tawāf": going around something.
"Fawāt": missing something by not doing it on time. Original meaning: the opposite of catching up with something and reaching it. Other meanings: lapsing, ending.
"Faqīr": a person who has a little money. It is derived from "faqr", which means lack of money. Other meanings: one who owns nothing.
"Ifādah": pouring, causing to flow, marching, spreading, multiplying.
Animals which instinctively attack people and harm them.
The signs erected in certain places specified by the Shariah to mark the boundaries of the Sacred Mosque in Makkah and in Madinah.
One's desire to have sexual intercourse.
Circumambulating (making "Tawaaf") around the Ka‘bah once, starting at the Black Stone and finishing at the Black Stone; or walking once (during Hajj or ‘Umrah in a rite called "Sa‘y") from Mount Safa to Mount Marwah or vice versa.
Appearance of the white streak of light which stretches across the horizon at dawn, without any doubt about it.
Specifying a price for something based on its lawful benefits.
Steam that rises from liquids when their temperatures rise.
Sniping a free wild animal with a hunting tool with the intention of catching it.
A valley between Mina and Muzdalifah which is not part of either of them.
The land which the Muslim ruler allocates for a certain public interest and prohibits anyone from approaching.
The twelfth month of the Hijri calendar, after Dhul-Qa‘dah
The eleventh month of the Hijri calendar, comingwhich comes after Shawwāl and precedingprecedes "Dhul-Hijjah."
The tenth day of the month of Dhul-Hijjah. It is the day of Eid al-Adha.
The ninth day of Dhul-Hijjah.
Having the authority to do a particular action on behalf of another so that the outcome of the action would benefit the represented person.
Taking water as provision and carrying it in order to use it for drinking, watering, and the like.
Sheep and cattle that doesn’t have marrow in its bones.
Leaning towards one side while walking because of a defect in the leg.
Everything that has a pleasant smell and can be used as perfume.
Giving freedom of choice to the one qualifed for religious obligations in ceratin matters
Rubbing a chewed date or the like on a baby's palate so that its sweetness runs down their throat.
Exhorting Muslims to fight their enemy in the Cause of Allah, by encouraging them to seek the reward in the Hereafter or a share in the spoils of war.
A single sheep or goat.
Breaching the covenant that was given to the disbelievers by transgressing against their lives, wealth, or honor.
Failure to do something as prescribed by the Shariah.
The hair that grows on the skin of camels and rabbits.
It is what grows on the skin of the sheep.
A bird with a white belly, a green back, and a large head and beak which hunts small birds.
The month that comes after the month of Ramadan.
Frequently visiting Al-Masjid al-Harām and populating it by performing Hajj and ‘Umrah uninterruptedly.
A bird of prey from the falcon species, characterized by its long wings.
A leafy green plant with a thick trunk and fragrant foliage used in the graves and other buildings.
Cutting grass and collecting it for the purpose of owning it.
Gathering firewood, such as tree branches, boughs, and twigs, with the intention of owning it.
To pour liquid and spill it from a higher place.
Looking at something with the intention of selecting it.
Touching the Black Stone with the hand or kissing it with the lips.
Mutual enjoyment between the spouses through sexual intercourse, foreplay, kissing, etc.
"Al-Ākharan" is a term in the Hanafi school of thought which refers to the two Imams: Abu Yusuf and Muhammad ibn al-Hasan.
Completing the rites of Hajj and ‘Umrah after initiating them.
A tree with dense branches, a tall trunk, small leaves, and inedible fruits.
When two or more persons participate in work and split the wages between them.
Placing a necklace or belt around the neck.
Being a property that is lawful to benefit from according to the Shariah.
Removing body hair by using a calcareous stone mixed with water, known as "noorah".
Strands of hair interlaced with each other.
Money given to someone to cover the expenses of performing Hajj on behalf of someone else.
Any dwelling place that has walls and a ceiling.
A black malicious bird.
A skullcap that is worn on the head and around which a turban is wreathed.
A wide bone behind the upper part of the body that joins the arm with the body
A piece of garment, veil, or the like used to cover the mouth or the nose.
The distance that takes one day or night to be covered by someone walking or riding a loaded animal, equivalent to twenty-four miles (around 44,352 meters).
Sexually enjoying a woman between her thighs without vaginal penetration.
Magpie; a black and white crow similar to the pigeon in size, with a long tail and short wings.
The protrusion at the top of the throat.
Placing the lips on something as a sign of sexual desire, veneration, etc.
Camels, cows, and sheep.
An ovine mammal covered with hair
Leaving Muzdalifah and heading for Minā after midnight during Hajj.
Benefiting of the shade in order to avoid sunlight.
Anything whose equivalent is available in the market without any significant difference that causes a difference in price.
A small container made of leather to keep water therein.
Performing something at its earliest time
A plant that is ground up and used in washing clothes, hands, etc.
A person who has dust stuck to parts of his body.
Cattle with no horns since birth.
What is used to wrap the injured spot such as swathe or the like, whether medication is used or not.
A piece of clothing which a man puts on his shoulders, head, and back. It is worn over the clothes, and is not sewn or tailored.
Woman sitting inside a howdah, which is a means of transport for women.
An elevated place in Mina where pilgrims stone the "jamarāt" (stoning pillars) on the tenth day of Dhul-Hijjah.
Weak eyesight along with excessive tearing.
Cattle who has completely lost sight in both eyes.