and Allah said "And proclaim the pilgramage among men; they will come to thee on foot and on every kind of camel. Lean on account of Journeys through deep and distant mountain highways" Surah 22 ~ Al Hajj Part 27

The following phrases are everyday terms that most Muslims use in every aspect of their lives

Arabic Term
Pronounced
Meaning

 

When to use

 

Bismillah arakhman nirahim
Bis mila arak man nira heem
I start in the name of Allah

 

Before commencing task.

 

Inshallah
In sha Allah
If allah wills

 

When mentioning something that will be done in the future

 

Subhanallah
Suub hana allah
Glory to Allah

 

When praisining something or in admiration

 

Alhamdhulillah
Al hamdhu lil lah
Praise be to Allah

 

In response to hearing something happy or sad and on sneezing

 

 

Alahamdhulillah arakman nira him

 

Al hamdhu lil lah arak maan nira heem
I complete successfully in the name of allah
After completing a task
Yarhamuallak
Yar hamuk allah
Allah have mercy upon you

 

When someone says the above after sneezing

 

Ya Allah
Ya Allah
Oh Allah

 

In rememberance or when in distress

 

Mashallah
Ma shah Allah
As Allah willed

 

In appreciation or admiration

 

Jazakallah
Ja zak Allah
May Allah reward you

 

When thanking someone

 

Aadhubillah
Au dhu bil laah
Allah protect us

 

When you see or hear something bad or evil

 

Aadhubillah minishaytwan nira jeem
Au dhu Bil lah mini shayt waan nira jeem
Allah protect us from the evil of shaytan (devil)

 

When in fear of the unknown

 

 

Astaghfirullah
As thag fir rul lah
Allah forgive me

 

When apologising for a sin to Allah

 

Asalaamwalaikum
Asal aam wa lai kum
Peace be up on you

 

When greeting a fellow Muslim

 

Walaikum asalaam
Wa lai kum asal aam
And up on you be peace

 

When responding to a greeting

 

Wa reham tullah wa barkatuh
Wa reham tuh lah wa bar ka thu
Good health and good tiding by the grace of Allah

 

Can be added to either the Greetings or the response

 

Inalillahi wa innailayhi rajinoon
Ina lil lah hi wa inna ilay hi ra ji noon
To Allah we belong and to him we return

 

On hearing of a death or a tragedy

 

Feh sabilillah
Fee sa bi lil lah
In Allah's faith

 

When giving to Charity

 

Allahuakbar
Allah hu akbar
Allah is the greatest

 

When seeing something that pleases the heart or in jubilation