astaghfirullah

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic أَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰهَ(ʾastaḡfiru llāha, literally I ask forgiveness from Allah).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈastæ.fɪˌɹəl.ɒː/

Interjection[edit]

astaghfirullah

  1. (slang) An expression of disbelief, disapproval.
    Astaghfirullah! Look at the state of your room.
  2. (Islam, literally) In the literal sense, "I seek forgiveness from Allah"; a short prayer of redemption.
  3. (Islam) An expression of guilt or shame.
    I should not have done that, astaghfirullah.

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