Islamic concepts

Jāhilīyah — pre-Islamic ignorance, uncivilized, barbarism, foolishness, being unaware, not knowing any better, shallowness, savagery

جاهلية
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Jahiliyyah: Literally means “ignorance.” Usually refers to pre-Islamic Arabia in which people lived in a pagan and lawless society.

  • Yajhalu يجهل to be foolish, to act foolishly
  • Jāhil جحهل — foolish person, person engaged in foolishness

25:63, 27:55, 28:55

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