|a.t.b.a||Ayyaduhullah ta‘ala binasrihil-‘Aziz – ‘May Allah support him with His mighty hand’
A prayer which you recite when you address the present Khalifa
|a.s.||Alaihis-Salam – ‘Peace be upon him’
A prayer which you recite when you address a Prophet
|Abayya||Arabic term - a female long coat.|
|Abi/Abu||Arabic term – My father/Father of|
|AD||Anno Domimi. Denotes the Christian Era|
The Islamic call to Prayer.
Qur’anic term – Justice.
After Hijrah. Denotes the Islamic Era.
Plural of Hadith (Sayings of the Holy Prophet may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him ).
|Ahmadi||A Muslim follower of Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (a.s.)|
A sect in Islam who believes that Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (a.s.) was the Promised Messiah and Imam Mahdi
|Ahmadiyya Bulletin/Akhbar Ahmadiyya||Magazine of Jama’at UK in English – Ahmadiyya Bulletin and in Urdu Akhbar Ahmadiyya.|
|Ahrar||An Anti-Ahmadiyya Movement started in 1930’s.|
|Ain al-Yaqeen||Qur’anic term –Certainty of sight – 2nd stage of understanding|
|Haq al-Yaqeen||Qur’anic term –Certainty of truth – 3rd stage of understanding|
Qur’anic term –Certainty of knowledge – 1st stage of understanding
|Al-Akhirah||Qur’anic term - The Hereafter.|
The trustworthy. Title given to the Holy Prophet may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him.
|Al-Fazl||Daily Urdu newspaper of Jama’at.|
|Al-Ghaib||Qur’anic term - The Unseen, i.e. Allah, Angels, the Last Day etc.|
‘All praise is due to Allah’ a glorification to God. When
The name of the One God.
|Alm-e-Inami||Flag of honour. Awarded to best Khuddam region/Qiadat.|
|Amal||Qur’anic term - Practice/work|
Entrusted thing; Deposit.
|Amir or Ameer||The Administration Head of the Jama’at in a country or a province or Muslim community.|
Office of a Commander or a Chief.
|Amin/Amen/Ameen||‘So be it’. Recited after a prayer.|
|Aitmaad||Khuddam General Secretary department.|
Ameer al-Momineen/Ameerul Mumineen
Leader of the faithful, title used for a Khalifa.
|Amoomi||Khuddam Security Secretary.|
|Khuddam Student Affair’s Secretary.|
|An-Nar/Al-Nar||Qur’anic term - The fire. Hell.|
|An-Nas/Al-Nas||Qur’anic term - Mankind, Men.|
|Anbiya||Qur’anic term - for Prophets.|
|Anjuman||An Association or a body|
The Helpers. The Muslims at Medina, who helped the Holy Prophet may peace and blessings of Allah be upon him. Also refers to the male over 40’s who belong to Majlis Ansarullah.
|Aqiqa/Aqeeqa||A feast usually arranged after the birth of a baby.|
|‘Arafat||A place nine miles from Mecca where the pilgrims halt as part of the ceremonies for Hajj.|
Name of the Afternoon prayer
‘Peace be upon you’. A greeting when meeting someone.
|As-Siddiq||The truthful. Title given to the Holy Prophet.|
‘Seeking forgiving from Allah’.
Boys from the age of 7-15 years old.
Set of words for seeking the protection of Allah against Satan.
|At-Tashahud||Set prayer recited at the second sitting position|
|Auditor||Auditor for the finances.|
Qur’anic term - A verse of the Holy Qur’an.
Qur’anic term - Verses from the Holy Qur’an.