منهج

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Hebrew מִנְהָג(minhág), which may have influenced the religious sense (though the Arabic word as such is probably native from the root ن ه ج(n-h-j)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

مِنْهَج or مَنْهَج (minhaj or manhajm (plural مَنَاهِج(manāhij))

  1. specific manner of doing something; methodology; system; programme
  2. (religion, especially Islam) doctrine; a body of stances, particularly on matters of ritual, but also theology, law, etc. (as taught by a denomination or an indivual scholar)

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ReferencesEdit

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “ن ه ج”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

ReferencesEdit

  • Ahrens, Karl (1930), “Christliches im Qoran. Eine Nachlese”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[1] (in German), volume 84, page 22