inshallah

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Etymology[edit]

A transcription of the Arabic إِن شَاء اَللّٰه ‎(ʾin šāʾ allāh).

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

inshallah

  1. (Arabic English) 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.

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