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Reader comment on item: Salman Rushdie and British Backbone
in response to reader comment: To Dhimmi: Better Translation

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 14, 2007 at 12:49

When you say in Arabic ya 3alam it means O people and the word al-3aalamiin means the peoples. And yes 3Alam could also mean world (al-3aalamiin p.) and the word al-3aalamiin in surat al-fatiha can indeed be read as the peoples and in this case the peoples or the worlds if you wish are:

1. al-ladhina an3amta 3alaihum Or those that you favored/blessed

2. al-daleen or those who went astray

3. al-maghdubi 3alihum or those that are being the subject of anger

Now if you do not get this i will consider you to be beyond help


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