haram

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حَرَام(ḥarām). Doublet of herem.

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Noun[edit]

haram (plural harams)

  1. (Islam) A sin.
    • 2003, M. Sıddık Gümüş, Advice For The Muslim, page 258:
      In case of necessity it is permissible to change one's madhhab or to do a few things according to another madhhab. It is haram to cheat in order to omit a fard or commit a haram.
    • 2012, Manal Hamzeh, Pedagogies of Deveiling: Muslim Girls and the Hijab Discourse, page 82:
      In Arabic, haram is the noun derived from the verb hrm, the opposite of what it allowed.

Adjective[edit]

haram (not comparable)

  1. (Islam, fiqh) Forbidden by Islam: unlawful, sinful.
    • 2005, Dalia Alkury, quoted anonymously in Anoushiravan Ehteshami, Globalization and Geopolitics in the Middle East: Old Games, New Rules, Taylor & Francis e-Library (2007), →ISBN, page 135:
      I can’t speak about sex with my friends in Arabic. The words are too heavy and culturally loaded. It all sounds haram (sinful).
    • 2007, Andreas Jobst, The Economics of Islamic Finance and Securitization, link:
      [] collateral assets must not be debt, cash or prohibited as haram (sinful activity) and must not be associated in any way with unethical or exploitative operations or with speculation and uncertainty (gharar) []
    • 2012, Wendell Steavenson, "Radicals Rising", The New Yorker, 30 April 2012:
      A year ago, the Party didn't even exist; some Salafi preachers had deemed democracy haram—forbidden under Islamic law.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حَرَام(ḥarām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɦaːˈraːm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ha‧ram

Adjective[edit]

haram (not comparable)

  1. (Islam) forbidden, not allowed

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Adverb[edit]

haram (comparative haramer, superlative haramst)

  1. (Islam) in a way that is forbidden

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حَرَام(ḥarām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hà.râm/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [hà.râŋ]

Noun[edit]

hàr̃âm m (possessed form hàr̃āmùn)

  1. (Islam) a sin or forbidden deed

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay haram, from Arabic حَرَام(ḥarām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈharam]
  • Hyphenation: ha‧ram

Adjective[edit]

haram

  1. (Islam) haram: forbidden by Islam: unlawful, sinful.
    Antonym: halal
  2. (Islam) sacrosanct, sacred, holy
    Synonym: suci
  3. forbidden, unlawful
    Antonym: sah

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

haram

  1. accusative singular of hara

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حَرَام(ḥarām).

Adjective[edit]

haram (Jawi spelling حرام‎)

  1. (Islam) haram, forbidden
    Antonym: halal
  2. (law) forbidden, illegal, prohibited
    Antonym: sah
  3. sacrosanct, sacred, holy
    Tanah HaramThe Holy Lands (Mecca and Medina)
    Synonym: suci
  4. (colloquial, used as an intensifier) damn, bloody
  5. (colloquial, used in the negative) (not a) single, damn
    Apa dia cakap ni? Sepatah haram pun aku tak faham.
    What's he talking about? I can't even understand a damn thing.

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: haram

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Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

haram (invariable, comparable)

  1. (Islam) haram (forbidden by Islamic law)