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The meaning of the name Zaynah

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Salaams and Request your duas.   Please can you give me the meaning of the name Zaynah.   Also what is the sunnahs for naming a baby, is there a process to follow? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum… read more »

When should I do the Aqeeqah?

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 ALhamdullilah my son was born 25th octber doctor says they strart to do opertaion at night 11.45pm some nurse sAYS BABY WAS BORN AFTER 10 OR 15 MINUTE later .so how I count the date should i take 25th october or 26th october ? another thing should we star arabic calender that start after sunset… read more »

Should I change the name Nadeem?

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I was told by my arab friends that (Nadeem) means the followinhg:Nadeem (also spelled Nadim or Nedim; Arabic: نديم) is a masculine given name. It means “drinking companion” (from the Arabic ندم nadima, “to drink together”). The name is common among all communities in the Middle East, including Christians and Muslims, and in the Balkans. My question is should I chang emy… read more »

Can we name a baby boy Myran?

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Can we name a baby boy Myran? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. It is not suitable to name a baby boy Myran.  And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best Huzaifah Deedat Student Darul IftaaLusaka, Zambia Checked and… read more »

Breastfeeding using hormonal tablets

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Assalaamu alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakaatuh A female friend who is unable to have children is thinking of adopting a child under the age of 2. She wants to take hormonal tablets in order to produce milk and feed the child and in turn the child can become her mahram. The question is:… read more »

Name Adyan

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Assalam-o-Alaikum After going through this website, I had named my son as ‘Adyan Ahmed’. Responding to a question, you had allowed someone to name the baby as Adyan. You had said that it means ‘pious’ or ‘religious’. But, unfortunately I could not find from this meaning of the word from any dictionary. … read more »