Welcome to the Islamic Glossary Project

A glossary of terms, expressions, people, places, and concepts in the context of Islam. 


  • Click a letter on the left, or on the "Index" link, to look up a word. Words are listed in alphabetical order by the English transliteration.
  • To learn common expressions and phrases and their meanings, click here.
  • If you would like to request the meaning of a word, please email glossary@ccminc.faithweb.com. For corrections or any other comments, please email the same.
  • For explanation of the information displayed in a sample entry, click here.
  • For a list of references and works consulted in building this glossary, click here.




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