## Islamic Glossary

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### V

See Wali.

#### Veil (حجاب)

The English word 'veil' is correctly identified as the headscarf, the hijab in Arabic.

#### Verdict

Religious injunction or commandments, judgment, Divine law or command (the decision reached by a jury, a decision or opinion given after examining, testing, or experiencing).

#### Verse (اية)

A verse (often of the Quran) is know as an 'Ayah' in Arabic.

#### Vilify

Calumny, libel (say evil things about).

#### Virgin (عذراء)

The Arabic word for virgin is 'adhra'. The mother of Christ (AS),(PBUH), is called Maryam al-adhra - The Virgin Mary.

#### Virtuous, those who guard (against evil)

God fearing,...(having or showing moral virtue)