foreign term Etymology: Arabic in shā' Allāh if Allah wills ; God willing

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inshallah — can mean:*Insha Allah, an Arabic phrase meaning God willing traditionally invoked by Muslims when referring to the future * Inshallah (novel), a 1991 Italian novel by Oriana Fallaci, a fictional account of Italian peace keepers stationed in… …   Wikipedia

  • inshallah — [in shä′lä] interj. 〚Ar〛 Allah, or God, willing; please God * * * …   Universalium

  • inshallah — 1857, phonetic spelling of Arabic in sha Allah if Allah wills (it) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inshallah — [in shä′lä] interj. [Ar] Allah, or God, willing; please God …   English World dictionary

  • inshallah — interjection /ˌɪnʃˈɑ.lə/lang=ar God willing; Deo volente; expressing the speaker’s wish for a given future event to occur, especially in an Arabic speaking country or Islamic context. We will sign the contract tomorrow, inshallah …   Wiktionary

  • Inshallah — Inschallah, arabisch ‏إن شاء الله‎ in schā Allāh, DMG in šāʾa llāh, „So Gott will“, ist eine häufig benutzte Redewendung in der arabischen Umgangssprache. Gerne wird sie als Beispiel für das Klischee eines angeblich Islam typischen Fatalismus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • inshallah —  (Arab.) If Allah wills it …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Inshallah — n. (Arabic) God willing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inshallah —    (in SHAH lah) [Arabic] If God is willing …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • inshallah — [ɪn ʃalə] exclamation if Allah wills it. Origin from Arab. in šā Allāh …   English new terms dictionary

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