What does marjaan refer to?

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Q: What is the meaning of al-marjan(corals). I thought corals were red, but I heard al-marjan refers to whiteness.


A: It refers to corals.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


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Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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