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Calling Wife a Sister

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Q: If a husband calls his wife his ‘sister’ in fun or as a joke, will this break the nikah (marriage)?
A: The Nikah will not break, but it is Makrooh and sinful to call your wife ‘sister’. (Raddul Muhtaar V12 P213)
Moulana Yusuf Laher
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