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What is the language of the Paradise?

Well I couldn't find any authentic hadith about the matter, even if among Muslim people the saying that Arabic would be the language of people in Jannah is well known and a kind of consensus. But ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

short answer: both are the same words but in different diacritics(tashkeel) تشكيل detailed answer: both words are the same "Rabb" (رب) but you add different diacritics(A َ, O ُ, E ِ )(tashkeel) ...
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Difference between Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin

Rabbul Alamin and Rabbil Alamin actually mean the same thing what makes them different is the pronunciation. So actually what makes them different? Simple, Arabic grammar(Nahw) is what makes them ...
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What does "make dua for us" mean?

It simply means 'pray' for us.
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Do Muslims believe that God has no name? What are the implications of this?

In fact, this claim is absolutely wrong. Allah has lots of names that have been stated in Quran and other supplication from Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and twelve Imams. For example, at least 99 names ...
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Are the letter forms of Arabic essential to the Qur'an?

The answer for your letter form question is yes, but to some extent -if you ask from a popular science PoV- and no -if you mean the Qur'an as meant by scholars-! But first we should make a clear ...
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Why we don't have revelations in any/most languages on earth?

There are plenty of factors of why we don't have any revelations in most languages. First of all we should understand that we believe in the Prophet Mohammed to be the last Prophet. This gives us: ...
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Apart from Arabic, is there such a thing as "Islamic languages"?

No. There are no other languages that have links to Islam itself. This can be seen easily by doing a Google search for "Islamic languages". They're probably just trying to make a point and doing it ...
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Where to find linguistic tips on quranic translations?

Please see this website for the verse you mentioned: http://corpus.quran.com/treebank.jsp?chapter=2&verse=252&token=7 It diagrammatically shows the grammatical construction of Quranic verses.
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What does mean "may your hand be besmeared with dust"?

This expression needed some search ,specially it is 100% fosha, it is not used anymore in modern Arabic. here the word تربت in the Arabic-Arabic dictionary and this Arabic Fatwa explained the hadeeth ...
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Is there a relationship between the word "hijra" (migration of Muhammad) and "hijra" (South Asian term for transgender people)?

This answer might be a strong assumption, based on the given data! First of all the Arabic words used to define transgender are: مغايرو الهوية الجنسية (~ A person who has changed his/her gender ...
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What was the language of Adam?

Honestly, I don't think anybody here can answer that question. I'll try to make some comments around why I think so. I'll start with your points; 3: It can be feasible that he was talking in Arabic, ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

From your list the only real non independent "wa/وَ" is in وَجَدْتُمُوهُمْ which is a plural form of the verb: وَجَدَ. In all other posted cases "wa" is an equivalent to "and" and therefore should ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

The conjunction "وَ" basically means "and" (although this may change by context, e.g. "!والله" (By Allah!)). Unlike English, a conjunction in Arabic is written attached to the subsequent word when it ...
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Why near 17 percent of Quranic words start with 'wa' (وَ)? Can we detach 'wa' from those words?

In Arabic, 'wa' (وَ) means 'And', which should be considered as a different word. In case of almost all of the the presented examples (without وَجَدْتُمُوهُمْ), 'wa' (وَ) should be considered as a ...
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Are the letter forms of Arabic essential to the Qur'an?

No, and the main reason why not is because the Quran is not a written medium. It doesn't matter how it is written. What matters is if it is recited and understood correctly. Rather, the Qur'an is ...
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What does Islam say about reading the Quran in a language other than Arabic?

Briefly, yes, it's permissible to read (not talking about salat) the Quran in english, while not reading the Arabic part. I think that even if a person reads in Arabic, that person will understand ...
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Where can I get factual linguistic information about rahman and rahim?

There are two pieces of evidence I found as to why the words Ar-Rahman and Ar-Raheem are interpreted the way you mentioned. The first is the word etymology itself, and the second is the linguistic use ...
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Where can I get factual linguistic information about rahman and rahim?

Ar-Rahman is the Entirely Merciful whose “All-inclusive mercy gives to both the worthy and unworthy. The mercy of God is perfect and all-inclusive. It is perfect in the sense that He not only wills ...
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What would be the way to say "Have a good Hajj" to someone who is about to travel to Saudi Arabia for their Hajj?

From what I understand,"Hajj Mubarak" is said after completing the Hajj as it is a congratulatory message. I couldn't find any reference but I usually greet my friends going on Hajj by saying: “...
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How to get Hadees E-books in Urdu ..?

There are a lot of scanned Hadith Books in Urdu on archive.org so consider searching there, e.g. like this, also see kitabosunnat.com
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How to get Hadees E-books in Urdu ..?

My urdu is not the best so I would advise you to verify the text in the below links with a urdu speaking person too: 1) Sahih Bukhari: https://www.urdupoint.com/islam/hadees-books/sahih-bukhari.html ...
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Do Muslims believe that God has no name? What are the implications of this?

I am not aware of any belief that "God does not have a name". And on the face of it, this seems contradictory to several statements from the Quran like 1:1, 2:114, 5:4, 6:118, 6:119, 6:...
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Is there a relationship between the word "hijra" (migration of Muhammad) and "hijra" (South Asian term for transgender people)?

Hijrah is derived from the Arabic h-j-r (ha, jeem, raa) (هجر). It has a number of meanings, what is important for this discussion is the meaning of "to give up, to part company with, to abandon, to ...
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What is the language of the Paradise?

I will say that this Hadith can be a true Hadith that Arabic a heaven language. As final revelation of God Al-Quran in Arabic and final prophet Mohammad PBUH is Arab. And as Arabic is just 2500 years ...
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Sujood, and Salat Tawba

If the worshipper can say du’aa’ well in Arabic, it is not permissible for him to make du’aa’ in any other language. But if the worshipper is unable to make du’aa’ in Arabic, there is no reason why he ...
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While I'm in my praying, can I say Dua in different languages?

In the name of Allah the most compassionate the most merciful Muslims ought to say their prayers in Arabic not in other languages. But according to many of Shia Marjas (not all of them), (I am not ...
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While I'm in my praying, can I say Dua in different languages?

If the Du'a is within Salah, then I don't think you can translate it into your language. But, if the Du'a you're making is after the completion of Salah, Of course Why not? Yes it is highly ...
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Apart from Arabic, is there such a thing as "Islamic languages"?

On the whole, according to the evidences, it is not easy to name another language which could be considered as the second language of the Islam. But we name some other languages which relatively are ...
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What is the Arabic word for "Demon" and "Angel"?

Demon in Arabic: شيطان Angel in Arabic: ملاك
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