inshallah

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png
 Insha'Allah on Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic إِنْ شَاءَ ٱللَٰه (ʾin šāʾa llāh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

inshallah

  1. God willing; Deo volente; expressing the speaker’s wish for a given future event to occur, especially in a Muslim country or Islamic context.
    "We will sign the contract tomorrow, inshallah."

Usage notes[edit]

  • As a borrowed term in military slang, the expression is chiefly sarcastic, implying intent to do the opposite.

Translations[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic إن شاء الله (ʾin šāʾ allāh).

Interjection[edit]

inshallah

  1. inshallah
    • 2015, Tarek Omar, Johan Forsby, Sønner af mænd, Politikens Forlag (ISBN 9788740016352)
      Vi har set videoerne og læst på lektien. Det går, inshallah.
      We have seen the videos and done our homework. It will be fine, God willing.
    • 2016, Joakim Zander, Broderen, Gyldendal A/S (ISBN 9788702188875)
      ... at jeg må væk, inshallah.
      ... that I have to get away, God willing.
    • 2013, Khaled Hosseini (tr. by Marianne Linneberg Rasmussen), Og bjergene gav genlyd, Rosinante & Co (ISBN 9788763830393)
      „Snart, inshallah,“ sagde Nabi ...
      "Soon, God willing," Nabi said