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Juristic preferences, disregarding a ruling backed by a dalil (proof) and resort to another ruling that is sounder
No. Arabic Term English Term Literally English
1 Ha'un wa ha' Spot Possession n/a
2 Habs Detention Literally: prevention and withholding of something; the opposite of release (takhliyah) and setting free (itlaq).
3 Hadiyyah present Literally: what is given to a person one loves.
4 Hajah & Darurah Necessity & Compulsion n/a
5 Hajah asliyyah Basic Need Literally: hajah: requirement; also anything whose acquisition is intended, such as goods and usufruct. It is derived from ihtiyaj: pressing requirement. Its plurals are hajat and hawa'ij. It appears in the statement of Allah, the Exalted: “…and that you may satisfy by their means a need that is in your breasts” Surah al- Ghafir (40):80.
6 Hajr Interdiction Literally: to prevent, without qualification, e.g., to prevent someone from acting.
7 Halak Destruction Destruction (halak) p304
8 halal Permissible
9 Hamalah mutaraqqabah Anticipated Undertaking Literally: taraqqub: expectation and anticipation; to look to the time of something’s
10 hamish jiddiyyah Security deposit; certain amount of money will be taken from a party, who places an order to purchase, as a security for his promise.
11 Haraj Hardship Literally: narrowness and closeness; la haraj: no objection. Allah, the Exalted said: ﴿مَا يُرِيدُ ا لِيَجْعَلَ عَلَيْكُم مِّنْ حَرَجٍ﴾ “Allah does not wish to place you in difficulty” Surah al-Ma’idah (5):6. Haraj means sin. The link in meaning is that sin causes constriction for the sinner.
12 Haraj & Darurah Discomfiture & Compulsion n/a
13 Haraj & Mashaqqah Severity & Hardship n/a
14 haram lighoirih Forbidden due to a factor
15 haram lizatihi Inherently forbidden
16 Hatitah Discount Literally: from hatta: to lower or put down; it can be physical, like putting down baggage, or abstract, as in lowering a price.
17 Hawalah Debt Transfer Literally: derived from tahwil: to shift something from one place to another; thereflexive form, tahawwala, means to move oneself from one place to another.
18 Hawalah & Ibra' Assignment of Debt & Acquittal from debt n/a
19 Hawalah muqayyadah Conditional Debt Transfer n/a
20 Hawalah mutlaqah Unconditional Debt Transfer n/a
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Source: ISRA Compendium 2010