Glossary

H

  • An accreditation given to Halal Park operators

    [HALMAS accreditation ]

    HALMAS is an accreditation given to Halal Park operators who have successfully complied with the requirements and guidelines stipulated under the HDC designated Halal Park Development

    • Arabic: مؤسسة تنمية صناعة الحلال
  • Head scarf

    [Hijab]

    Blanket term used in the modern age to describe Muslim women’s headscarf

    • Arabic: حجاب
  • Lawful

    [halal]

    A deed permitted by Allah. Antonym: haram.

    • Arabic: حلال
  • Lawful and pure

    [Halalan Tayyiban ]

    Lawful and pure/wholesome. This is a level that goes beyond just Halal and is used as a concept in Halal Food compliance and quality.

    • Arabic: حلالاً طيِّباً
  • Pilgrimage to Mecca in the month of Dhu al-Qadah

    [Hajj ]

    A pillar of Islam is a pilgrimage to Mecca during the month of Dhu al-Qadah; at least once in a lifetime a Muslim is expected to make a religious journey to Mecca if means permit

    • Arabic: الحج
  • Report of the sayings or actions of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) or his companions

    [hadith]

    A report of an utterance, deed, affirmation or characteristic of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). The ahadith are the source texts by which the Sunna is preserved. Plural: ahadith.

    • Arabic: حديث
  • Unlawful

    [haram]

    Impermissible, unlawful. Antonym: halal.

    • Arabic: حرام