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Halal Glossary

This glossary provides a handy reference for the halal terms, terminology and acronyms for any consumer and professionals to understand further on halal integrity as well as halal industry.

Word Defination
A  
Allah God
D  
Dibagh Washing method by tanning skin according to Shariah Law
G  
GHP Good Hygiene Practice
GMF Genetically Modified Food
GMO Generically Modified Organism
GMP Good Manufacturing Practice
F  
Fatwa Religious edicts
H  
Hadith Prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) tradition and saying
Hanafi One of the Islamic school of thought founded by Imam Abu Hanifah
Hanbali One of the ISlamic school of thought founded by Imam Muhammad bin Hanbal
Haram Prohibited
I  
Ijma' Consensus of Opinion of Muslim Jurists
K  
Khabaith Impure
M  
Makhruh Discourage
Maliki One of the Islamic school of thought founded by Imam Malik bin Anas
Maqasid Shariah Objective of Shariah Law
Mubah Permissible
N  
Najs Filth of unclean
Najs Mughallazah Severe filth
Najs Mukhaffafah Light filth
Najs Mutawassitah Medium filth
P  
pbuh Peace be upon him
Q  
Qiyas Analogy
Quran The holy scripture of Muslims, revealed by Allah
S  
Shafie One of the Islamic school of thought founded by Imam Shafie
Shariah Islamic Law
Sunnah Recommended
Surah Chapter in the Quran
T  
Toyibban Wholesome and pure
W  
Wajib Obligatory

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