Islamic concepts

Matāʿ — reasonable gift, maintenance

compensation benefits

Islam commands the husband to give his wife a small gift (known as Mut’a) at the time of divorce, as to avoid any hard feelings.

  • And for divorced women is a provision according to what is acceptable — a duty upon the righteous. 2:241

pay Nafaqah until the waiting period is complete

The meaning of maintenance (mut’a), according to the Hanafi jurists is a small gift consisting of cloths, blanket, etc. (See: al-Ikhtiyar li Ta’lil al-Mukhtar, 2/127)

Matāʿ — enjoyment