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Why do some groups transliterate Arabic words in a lengthy way?

It has nothing to do with 'groups' or sects. It has to do with the arabic pronounciation. Salah is a perfect example. In Arabic Salah is written like this: صَلَاة. The 'Sa' has a short vowel, and ...
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English Translation of the Quran with contextual explanation?

Obviously, this is going to be a matter of personal preferene. You can try multiple sites and see which one fits your needs better. Altafsir hosts a number of Qur'anic Commentary and translations. ...
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Why does ALLAH say that you "may be" successful in 22:77? Why there is not a guarantee?

The Arabic verb form is an imperative. It doesn't express uncertainty but rather a good wish for a blessing. German translations write "auf daß es euch wohl ergehe" which is close to the ...
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Can I pray in English? If not, how do memorize the Arabic?

According to the majority of scholars of Maliki, Shafi'i, and Hanbali schools, performing prayers in any language other than Arabic is not permitted, regardless of one's level of knowledge of the ...
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Meaning of "if you only knew" in english translation of 2:184

The phrase "If only you knew" just means: Fasting is very good for you and you would not hesitate at all to do it if only you knew and understood the great reward and benefit there exists in ...
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Is it okay if I read the english Quran?

Salaam alaykum Usually yes. Its okey for every muslim to understand what Quran says in any language they know. So this is the basics of translation. But you should know 2 points: Nobody should do ...
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Why does ALLAH say that you "may be" successful in 22:77? Why there is not a guarantee?

May(verb) also means can, will, be-allowed, be-able or to-have-permission. Etymology of may (verb) From Middle English mowen, mayen, moȝen, maȝen. From Old English magan, *mugan. From Proto-West ...
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English Translation of the Quran with contextual explanation?

There is a good and enriched online library in www.al-islam.org. You may find good books, article, and videos about history of that time as well as commentaries about Holy Quran. Go to following links:...
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Are there any free Online Urdu Qur'ans?

Most websites and apps offering multi-lingual translations should have an option for Urdu. For example: Legacy Quran.com has an Urdu translation. AlQuran.info has eight Urdu translations. ...
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Is it acceptable to perform istakhara in English? If so, how?

Is a du'a made in an other language valid? It is acceptable and allowed to perform any du'a (except for the prayers) in any other language so far there's a consensus among scholars. Generally we can ...
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