Places to Purchase Dhabīḥah for the Community in and around San Marcos
For the non-Muslims reading this page, here is a bit of background in Arabic letters of the word
and its common transliteration.
Dhabīḥah is a transliteration of
- Arabic has three "th" sounds:
- First is ث — spelled 'th' and pronounced like 'thank' — without voice box.
- Second is ذ — spelled 'dh' and pronounced like 'that' — with voice box.
Common alternative spelling is 'z'.
- Third is ظ — spelled 'ẓ' and pronounced like a combination of 'thus' and 'awesome' — with resonance and voice box.
Common alternative spellings are 'DH' or 'Z'.
- Arabic has two "h" sounds:
- First is ﺣ — spelled 'ḥ' and pronounced like 'hammer' — without voice box.
Common alternative spellings are '7' or 'H'.
- Second is ھ — spelled 'h' and pronounced like 'hat' — with voice box.
- Arabic has two "i" sounds:
Notice in both cases to follow, this vowel marker is a subscript [below the letter] —
for example, in the word , the Arabic letter for 'b' ﺑ is marked ﺑِ with vowel below.
- First is ﹺ — spelled 'i' and pronounced like 'be' — normal duration.
Common alternative spellings are 'e'.
- Second is ﹺﻴ — spelled 'ī' and pronounced like 'bee' — double length duration in time.
Common alternative spellings are 'ē' or 'ii' or 'ee'.
A common alternative spelling for
is zabihah. Notice this notation fails to distinguishing the 'ḥ' and the 'h'.
The Arabic root of the word dhabīḥah is connected to 'taking a life'.
We Muslims use the word dhabīḥah to describe the meat that is proper for a Muslim to eat.
For Muslims who wish to improve one's understanding of
— here are 3 links:
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