Ma'afiri - A type of garment.
Ma shaAllah - The will of God. Indicates a good omen.
Maghafir - A bad smelling gum.
Al-Maghazi - A holy battle, or place of a holy battle.
Maghrib - Sunset prayer. The fourth obligatory prayer of the day. Offered between just after sunset and before the stars appear in the sky.
Mahr - Bridal gift, signifies the amount of payment that is settled between the two spouses at the time of marriage.
Makruh - Undesirable act.
Mamluk - A male slave.
Manasik Al-Hajj wal-Umrah - Acts connected with Hajj and Umrah.
Manihah - A sort of gift in the form of a she camel or sheep, that it can be milked and then is returned to its owner.
Maqam Ibrahim - The stone on which Ibrahim (pbuh) stood while he and Isma'il (pbuh) we're building the Ka'bah.
Maqam-Mahmud - The highest place in paradise, which will be granted to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) and none else.
Mallak - Angel.
Al Masih-ad-Dajjal - Pseudo Messiah or antichrist.
Masjid - (pl Masajid) Mosque.
Masjid Al-Haram - The Grand Masjid in Mecca. The Ka'bah (the Qiblah of the Muslims) is situated within it.
Masjid ar-Rasool - Located in Medina. It is the second greatest Masjid in Islam.
Masjid al-Aqsa - The 'Furthest Mosque' built by the early Muslims in Jerusalem, on or near where the Temple of Sulaiman (pbuh) once stood.
Mathani - Often Repeated verses of the Quran such as Al-Fatiha which is said at every prayer.
Matras - Do not be afraid.
Maula - A manumitted slave, or a patron, protector, supporter, or master or the Rabb.
Maulaya - When a slave addresses his master (My Lord).
Mawali - Non-Arabs and originally former slaves.
Mayathir - Silk cushions.
Mi'raj - Ascent of the Prophet (pbuh) to the heavens.
Mihjan - A walking stick with a bent handle.
Miqat - One of the several places specified by the Prophet (pbuh) for the people to assume Ihram at, on their way into Mecca.
Miswak - A wooden toothbrush.
Mu'awwidhat - Surat Al Falaq (113) and Surat An-Nas (114)
Mu'takif - One who is a state of I'takaf.
Mu'adhdhin - A call-maker who pronounces the Adhan loudly calling all to pray.
Mu'allafat-ul-Qulub - New Muslims who were given Sadsqah by the Prophet (pbuh) to keep them firm in the fold of Islam.
Mubashshirat - Glad tidings.
Mubiqat - Great destructive sins.
Mudabbar - A slave that is promised by his master to be manumitted after his death.
Mufassal or Mufassalat - The Surahs of the Quran that starting from Qaf to the end of the holy Quran.
Muhajir - Anyone of the early Muslims who migrated from any place to Medina in the lifetime of the Prophet (pbuh).
Muhaqala - Selling un harvested grain in the field with an already harvested grain like wheat.
Muharram - The first month of the Islamic calendar.
Muhkam - Quranic verses the contents of which are not abrogated.
Mauhrim - One in the state of Ihram to perform Hajj or Umrah.
Mahrimah - A female in the state of Ihram.
Muhsar - A Muhrim who intends to perform Hajj, but cannot because of some obstacle.
Mujahid - One who takes active part in a Jihad.
Mujazziz - A learned one who reads the foot and hand marks.
Mujtahidun - Independent religious scholars. Who follows only the Quran and the Sunnah.
Mukatab - A slave that makes an agreement with his master to pay a certain ransom for his freedom.
Mukhadram - person who became a Muslim during the life of the Prophet, but never saw the Prophet (pbuh).
Mula anah - The act of performing Li'an.
Mulhadun - Heretics
Musa lla - A praying place.
Mushrikun - Pagans, idolaters, disbelievers in the oneness of Allah.
Mut'ah - A temporary marriage. A custom common in Arabia. It was abrogated by the Prophet (pbuh).
Mutafahhish - A person that conveys evil talk.
Mutashabihat - Quranic verses that are not clear and hard to understand.
Muttafaq Alaih - Agreed upon.
Muttaqun - Pious and righteous persons who fears Allah and abstain from all kinds of sins.
Muzdallifa - A site between 'Arafat and Mina where the pilgrims spend the night of the 9th of Dhul-Hijjah during Hajj.