// Frequent Silly Mistakes in the Madinah...
    Peace be upon you,
    Welcome to Madinat Al-Muslimeen, the City of the Muslims. Please feel free to visit the different hot spots around the Madina and post any discussion, articles, suggestions, comments, art, poetry, events, recipes, etc etc. Basically anything you would like to share with your sisters and brothers!! Non-muslims are also of course quite welcome to share their comments. If this is your first time here, you need to register with the city council. Once you register you have 15 days to post your mandatory introduction and then you will be upgraded to a Madina Citizen, God Willing. Please note that our city does have regulations which are listed in the city constitution. Read them carefully before moving in. P.S. - You can also post anonymously if you wish. P.S.S. - Also be sure to check out our ARCHIVES from 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007. :)

Random Quote: Tolerance: A disbelieving Bedouin urinated in the mosque, and the people rushed to beat him. Allah's Apostle ordered them to leave him alone, let him finish and pour water over the place where he has passed urine. The Prophet then explained to the Bedouin calmly, "This is a place of worship, in it is the worship of God and the reading of Qur'an." After the Bedouin had left, the Prophet then said to his companions, " You have been sent to make things easy (for the people) and you have not been sent to make things difficult for them." (Sahîh Bukhârî, Sahîh Muslim)
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Frequent Silly Mistakes in the Madinah...  (Read 673 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
sadah
Brother
Bro
Sr. Member
*

Reputation Power: 38
sadah is working their way up :)sadah is working their way up :)sadah is working their way up :)
Gender: Male
Posts: 479


Dont be sad...


« on: Apr 27, 2012 10:30 AM »


Assalamu alaikum.
You ever observed a silly but recurring mistake in our posts but decided it doesnt matter since the message is passed? I'm not talking about typos that even the writer would later notice, but the mistranslations that are assumed correct. I suggest we correct ourselves here.. bebzi

LET ME GO FIRST:
When thanking/praising (a) colleague(s), we shouldnt generally say 'JAZAKALLAH(-KHAIR)' which in arabic is used when refering to single male (2nd person of course). Instead, we should use appropriate grammer:
a) JAZAKALLAH - 2nd person, male
b) JAZAKILLAH - 2nd, female
c) JAZAKUMULLAH - 2nd, plural (>2)
other less frequent usages are:
d) JAZAKUMALLAH - 2nd, two people
e) JAZAKUNNALLAH - 2nd, plural (females)
f) JAZAHUMULLAH - 3rd, plural
g) JAZAHALLAH - 3rd, female
h) JAZAHULLAH - 3rd, male.

Hope it'll be benefitial.

"Whoever rejects false deities and believes in Allah has grasped a firm handhold which will never break." Q 2:256"
Luqmaan
Bro
Newbie
*

Reputation Power: 0
Luqmaan has no influence :(
Gender: Male
Posts: 21


« Reply #1 on: Apr 28, 2012 12:50 PM »

JazakAllahu Khair for post(i hope i didn't make mistake)
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to: