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Who named our prophet 'Muhammad' and why?

If you take the literal meaning to "All praise belongs to Allah" then we wouldn't call anyone beautiful, intelligent or praise worthy. The correct meaning of the ayah is that All Praise ...
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Why does the word Hypocrite and Spending share same root in Arabic?

The word نَفِقَ originally comes from the meaning of something passing or being exhausted. From this comes the sentence نَفِقَتِ الدَّراَهِمُ which means: The dirhams (coins) ran out. From this comes ...
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Is "Amen" originally Arabic word?

I am unfortunately not an expert in Arabic but I have found the following note in my Hebrew and Aramaic dictionary that also mentions the usage of the same roots in Arabic and Geez words. אמן (alef ...
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Various Reading of Sura 30:1-10

The first/third version corresponds to the traditional vocalisation, sa-yaġlibūna. The two others read sa-yuġlabūna, which is written the same in the unvocalised text. sa-yuġlabūna would make sense in ...
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