astaghfirullah

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَسْتَغْفِرُ اللّٰه (ʾastaḡfiru llāh, literally I ask Allah forgiveness).

Interjection[edit]

astaghfirullah

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