inshallah

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English[edit]

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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)
      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)
      ... 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)
      „Snart, inshallah,“ sagde Nabi ...
      "Soon, God willing," Nabi said