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Allah is the Greatest

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in response to reader comment: Allahu Akbar means Allah is great? Really?

Submitted by Amin Riaz (United Kingdom), Jan 24, 2012 at 08:42

As per usual this is obvious deception for an audience ignorant of Arabic.

Else there are countless Arabic experts of Arabic that are non Muslims... and they surely would have pointed this mistake....

Which sadly for dhimmi - they haven't.

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My dear dhimms - you called. Try not to use the word "linguistic" ... you don't know the meaning of the word. Or have you forgotten... how you used to ask what is a "linguist". All those attempts to make fun of me... and now a complete U-turn. Doesn't bode well for you ...

"So while we are waiting here is another Islamic linguistic disaster. And it is the Allahu Akbar or Allah is greater than (what?) so we are told in sirat rasul Allah page 63-64 that the one who invented it is Abd al-Mutalib the uncle of your so called prophet and that he was digging beer (oh darn it the Arabic! well you earned not one but three degrees in ancient Arabic!) zam zam looking for water and when he found it he shouted Allahu Akbar and he meant to say that Allah the pagan diety of the Ka3ba was greater than the other 360 other gods of the ka3ba! Sorry this is what your islamic sources tell us and if you do not like it then destory them and good riddance"

Ha ha ha what does the above even mean?

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"And here is what we kuffar can find in el-maany dictionary about the word akbar in allahu akbar

الله أكبر:

أجل وأعظم من كل شيء - أعظم من أن ينسب إليه

So can you tell the readers that cannot read Arabic what does the above say

Let me help you: Allah is bigger and greater than what? It does not say Allah is great

And here is what the word akbar means and let me help you it does not mean great it means akthar kubra(n) or MORE great or greater than""

You poor poor thing.

Allahu Akbar means Allah is the Greatest.

Brush up on comparative and Superlative degrees ....

If it was Allah is Greater than.... then in Arabic it would be Allahu Akabr Min "Something". الله اكبر من......؟

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Takbir

Wiki - after a blackout....

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This is Arabic basics. you can form many sentences.

Amin Atwalu امين اطول

Amin is the tallest.

...

blah blah blah. In Arabic it is called Ism tafdhil. It comprises of both Superlative and Comparative degrees. But for comparative you have to stick a MIN followed by whatsoever you are comparing to.

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As often happen his stupidity can be laid at rest ... by his own evidence:

الله أكبر:

أجل وأعظم من كل شيء - أعظم من أن ينسب إليه

The above translates as:

Allah is the Greatest: Greater than (notice the min من) everything. Greater than (again use of min) that is attributed to him.

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REFERENCES:

http://www.eflnet.com/tutorials/adjcompsup.php

Difference between COMPARATIVE and SUPERLATIVE in English.

Than in Arabic:

http://arabic.desert-sky.net/g_adjcomp.html

http://www.arabictree.com/comparative-and-superlative/

Submitting....

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