منهج

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare cognate Hebrew מנהג(minhāḡ), which may have influenced the religious sense (though the Arabic word as such is probably native from the root ن ه ج(n-h-j)).

Noun[edit]

مَنْهَج or مِنْهَج (manhaj or minhajm (plural مَنَاهِج(manāhij))

  1. specific manner of doing something; methodology; system; programme
  2. (religion, especially Islam) doctrine; a body of stances, particularly on matters of ritual, but also theology, law, etc. (as taught by a denomination or an indivual scholar)

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References[edit]

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 22