halal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حَلَال(ḥalāl).

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Adjective[edit]

halal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (of food) Fit to eat according to Muslim religious customs.
  2. (Islam) Permissible, according to Muslim religious customs, to have or do.
    • 2014, Professor Nilüfer Göle, Islam and Public Controversy in Europe (ISBN 147241313X), page 176:
      [] broadening the demand for halal across all product categories, not just in their consumption of meat products []

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Verb[edit]

halal ‎(third-person singular simple present halals, present participle halaling or halalling, simple past and past participle halaled or halalled)

  1. (transitive) To make halal.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic حَلَال(ḥalāl).

Adjective[edit]

halal ‎(not comparable)

  1. (Islam) allowed, in keeping with Islamic principles

Usage notes[edit]

  • halal is normally not inflected, instead it is often used as an attributive first element in compounds or simply left uninflected when used as an attributive adjective.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of halal
uninflected halal
inflected -
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial halal
indefinite m./f. sing. -
n. sing. halal
plural -
definite -
partitive halals

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Adverb[edit]

halal

  1. (Islam) done in keeping with Islamic principles

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Adjective[edit]

halal ‎(plural halal, comparable)

  1. (of food) halal (fit to eat according to Muslim religious customs)