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Hadith: a report attributed to the Messenger Muhammad; second most authoritative source of legislation and moral guidance (after the Quran)


Al-Hajar Al-Aswad: the Black Stone


Hajj: Pilgrimage to Mecca during a prescribed time


Hijab: Literally it means veil. It is the way of dress for women as commanded by Allah. It encompasses covering the head, neck, shoulders and chest, and is also a modest overall appearance that conceals the body and is not attention-grabbing or glamorous.


Hijri: Islamic calendar (lunar)


Halal: permissible by Islamic ruling


Hawa: desires