(19 words)

(a.), “recommendable”, corresponds largely with mandūb “recommended”, one of five descriptions for human acts [see s̲h̲arīʿa ].

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“Mustaḥabb”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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