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The correct spelling Mecca or mekkah.

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Would you pls advise me which is the correct spelling. Mecca or mekkah, because I came to from some one or anyone of the word meaning is wine shop or some thing related to liquor. Pls advise as soon as possible, so in futher if I will see wrong name futhering I will also advise them to correct. Also, I want know is Aryan is a muslim name, if yes then what's the meaning, if not then which is the spelling is wrong. Thank you.

 

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Makkah and meaning of name

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is none worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


 

Your Question: Would you pls advise me which is the correct spelling. Mecca or mekkah, because I came to from some one or anyone of the word meaning is wine shop or some thing related to liquor.

To the best of our knowledge the official spelling adopted by the Saudi Arabian government on all their communication regarding the Holy City as Makkah.

 

The term mecca in the English language today is synonymous with and used to connote a place that is regarded as the center of an activity or interest, and it is indeed true that the disbelievers, whether intentionally or in their ignorance, have used the name mecca commercially and named amongst other activities, gambling houses, liquor stores, bars, discos, etc. by the term Mecca.

 

Your Question: Also, I want know is Aryan is a muslim name, if yes then what's the meaning,

A name assigned to each individual is no more than a sign or recognition of that person; and there is absolutely no obligation or compulsion in Shariah that a believer is obliged or required to keep a traditional Islamic or muslim name. One is at complete liberty to assign any good wholesome name to their off-spring in absolutely any language they will or please.

 

The only names which Islam prohibits from assigning to a believer are names which connote or denote polytheism or disbelief (Abdul-Lat, Abdul-Uzza, (slaves of the pagan gods like Lat and Uzza, etc.) or names like Ramdas (slave of the Hindu god Ram), etc.; or names which have an inherit evil or vile meaning.

 

Other than names which connote polytheism and disbelief, or names which have an inherently evil meaning.Islam has allowed the believers the complete freedom to chose and assign any good wholesome name in any language they will and please.

 

Aryan is not an Arabic term, but to the best of our knowledge it is a term derived from the Sanskrit language and the term Aryan is assigned to the race of human-beings who are indigenous to the Indo-European region.

 

Although Aryan would be an acceptable and permissible name to keep for a muslim baby, there are better names from amongst the stalwarts in the history of Islam (the names of the Prophets, their companions, etc.) which one may keep, if they wish to do so.

 

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