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What the the name Moshik (or Mushiq) Ur-Rahman mean? Is the girl’s name Tahmin/Tahmina Islamically acceptable, and what does it mean?

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Assalamu Alaikum Dearest Bhaiya Mufti Saheb, After thanking Allah for all His continual help, I would like to thank all involved with this site. May Allah bless you and your families. My questions are: 1) What the the name Moshik (or Mushiq) Ur-Rahman mean? 2) Is the girl’s name Tahmin/Tahmina islamically acceptable, and what does it mean? Jazak-Allahu Khair, Khuda Hafiz.

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Respected Brother-in-Islam

Assalaamu Alaykum Wa Rahmatullaahi Wa Barakaatuhu

1. Mushik is an Arabic word from the root word ‘Shaq’ which means to find
someone or something eager or yearning. Mushiq-ur-Rahmaan means who finds
Rahmaan (Allah) eager. We advise that Mushtaq (one who is eager / yearning)
to be substituted for Mushiq.
2. Tahmin or Tahmina – we are unable to locate an entry for this word in our
dictionaries. The closest entry from the same root word is ‘Hamna’ or
‘Hamnaan’ meaning a small tick (used in the Arabic languages as a term of endearment)

and Allah Ta’ala Knows Best

Mufti Ebrahim Desai
FATWA DEPT.

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