'Arabic

‘Arabic Slang: Replacing Qaaf with Ghayn

As salaamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. I thought I’d share a few words with you all In Shaa Allaah. The locals who tend to speak ‘Aammiyyah (slang) often replace the letter Qaaf (ق) with Ghayn (غ). Qareeb – Near. The locals say Ghareeb. Qabla – Before. The locals say Ghabla. Qalb – Heart. The locals say Ghalb. Daqeeqah – Minute. The locals … Continue reading

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Remedies of the Locals: Tarthuth the Desert Thumb

As salaamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. The author of this article has an interesting way of telling a story. It’s long so I’ll share some excerpts, In Shaa Allaah. Enjoy! Haneefah The Treasure of Tarthuth Written by Robert W. Lebling Jr. It is early spring in the Dahna, Saudi Arabia’s northeastern sand desert. The winter … Continue reading

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Updated: Natural “Girly” Remedies…Very Interesting!

As salaamu ‘alaikum wa rahmatullaahi wa barakaatuh. The following info was given to me from sister Fatimah in Indonesia. Maa Shaa Allaah the remedies are interesting..smiles. She gave me permission to share with you, jazaahallaahu khairaan. Enjoy! Haneefah Wassalammu’alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh, Alhamdulillah I know some of the Indonesian traditional herbs for women after … Continue reading

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Herbs

Benefits of Clove Oil

Health Benefits of Clove Oil     The health benefits of clove oil can be attributed to its antimicrobial, antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac and stimulating properties. The oil is used for treating a variety of health disorders including toothaches, indigestion, cough, asthma, headache, stress and blood impurities. Clove is an evergreen tree, which produces a … Continue reading

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