Expressions

In the name of Allah most Gracious most Merciful.

The Prophet’s Expressions And Sayings

  •  Say Bismillah (in the name of Allah) when doing something.
  •  Say Assalamu Alaikum (peace be on you) when meeting a Muslim.
  •  Say Wa’alaikum Assalam (peace be on you too) in reply.
  •  Say Insha Allah (if Allah wills) when hoping to do something.
  •  Say Subhan Allah (glory to Allah) when praising something.
  •  Say Ma’sha Allah (what Allah likes) in appreciation.
  •  Say Fi Aman Allah (in protection of Allah) when seeing someone off.
  •  Say Jazak Allah Khairan (may Allah give you the best reward) to thank someone.
  •  Say Tawakkal-tu-Allah (rely on Allah) to solve a problem.
  •  Say Tawkkalna-Alai-Allah (we have put our trust in Allah) when you wait for a problem to be solved.
  •  Say La Ilaha Ill-Allah (there is no god but Allah) when getting up in the morning.
  •  Say Al-Hamdu Lillah (praise be to Allah) when you sneeze.
  •  Say Yarhamuk Allah (may Allah bless you) when you hear someone sneeze.
  •  Say Aameen (accept our prayer) when joining a duaa.
  •  Say Ya Allah (O Allah) when in pain or distress.
  •  Say Rahmah Allah (Allah have Mercy on him) when you see someone in distress.
  •  Say Astagh-firu-Allah (O Allah forgive me) to be sorry for a bad action.
  •  Say Na’uzhu-bi-Allah (when we seek refuge in Allah) to show your dislike.
  •  Say Inna Lillah (we are for Allah) when you hear about the death of a Muslim.
  •  Say Fe Sabeel Allah (in/for Allah’s cause/way) when you give charity/help people.
  •  Say Atqaa Allah (fear Allah) when you see someone doing a bad deed.
  •  Say Allahu Yahdika (may Allah guide you) to forbid somebody to do something indecent.
  •  Say Hayyak Allah (Allah maintain your life) when you greet someone.
  •  Say Allah Aalam (Allah knows best) when you say something you are not sure of.
  •  Say Tabarak Allah (blessed be Allah) when you hear a good news.
  •  Say Hasbi Allah (Allah will suffice me) when you are in a difficult situation.
  •  Say Azhak Allah Sinnaka (May Allah keep you cheerful) when you seek another Muslim with cheerful countenance.

Ref: Dictionary of Religious Terms by Dr. Abdullah Abu Eshy & Dr. Abdullah Latif. (Faculty of Arabic and Social Sciences; Islamic University of Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud)