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Dad (بابا)

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Daff (دف)

A plain, tambourine-like drum.

Dajjal (دجال)

Dajjal is the name given to the Anti-Christ. Muslims believe that there will come a man near the end of times who will fight against Jesus (PBUH) when he returns, and Imam Mahdi (ATFS).span id=

Daleel (دليل)

Reason or argument.

Daniel

Daniel is an Enligh name meaning 'Ruler of the World'.

Dar (دار)

House or home.

Another word for house is bayt (also spelt bait).

Dars (درس)

(1) A lesson.
(2) Sometimes an 's' is added to Arabic words to imply that there is more than one of this thing. The word dar means 'house', so dars could mean 'houses'.
The Arabic shown is for lesson.

Darul Islam (دار الإسلام)

Dar-ul-Islam, which literally means Home of Islam, is the name given to countries whose religion and government is Islamic. A Muslim may say, for example, that Saudi Arabia is Darul Islam, while China is Darul Kufur (Home of Disbelief).

Darul Kufur (دار الكفر)

Dar-ul-Kufur, which literally means Home of Disbelief, is the name given to countries whose religion and government are effectively Atheist. A Muslim may say, for example, that Saudi Arabia is Darul Islam (Home of Islam), while China is Darul Kufur (Home of Disbelief).

David (داود)

David is the name of a Prophet, known as Dawood in Arabic.

The transliteral spelling of the word david is دافيد (da-feed). There is no letter 'v' in Arabic so it has been replaced with the letter 'f'.


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