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Meticulous and comprehensive reading and understanding of an issue in order to derive Shariah rulings
No. Arabic Term English Term Literally English
1 Sabaq Prize Literally:the Arabic word means competition; and includes the prize given to the winner in a competition.
2 Sabi mumayyiz Discriminating Minor Literally: tamyiz: to distinguish between two or more things; mumayyiz: one who makes distinctions.
3 Sadaqah Alms / Charity The Arabic word means the charity given for the sake of Allah.
4 Sadaqah & Rishwah Charity & Bribe n/a
5 Sadaqah, Zakah & 'Atiyyah Charities, Alms & Gift n/a
6 Sadaqh Jariyah Continuous/Durable Alms n/a
7 Sadd al-dhara'i' Blocking the Means n/a
8 sadd zari'ah Blocking the means to something forbidden in Shariah
9 Safah Poor Judgment Literally: the Arabic word means a weakness of intellect and it is the opposite of‘discernment’, ‘prudence’ and ‘sound judgment’.
10 Safqah Transaction Literally: the Arabic word means to clap because the Arabs used to clasp hands when a contract is concluded between them.
11 Saftajah Bill of Exchange Literally: an Arabized Persian word meaning: sturdy or reinforced.
12 sahibul mal Capital provider
13 Sahih& Ijza' Validity & Satisfaction n/a
14 Sahm Share The Arabic word means a portion and a lot.
15 Sakk Certificates n/a
16 Salaf loan Literally: The Arabic word means something that goes before and finished.. Allah, the Exalted, said: ﴿كُلُوا وَا بْرشَُوا هَنِيئًا بِ أَسْلَفْتُمْ الأَيَّامِ ا اْخلَلِيَةِ﴾ “Eat and drink at ease for what you put forth in days gone by” Surah al-Haqqah (69):24.
17 Samsarah Brokerage Literally: an Arabized Persian word meaning: to intermediate between a seller and buyer.
18 Sarf Money exchange n/a
19 Sariqah Theft Literally:the Arabic word means to take way another’s property in secret.
20 Sawm Bargain n/a
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Source: ISRA Compendium 2010