55,000 Terms and Meanings in Five Languages
Harf is delighted to present the richest Islamic dictionary
in five languages to help researchers, Muslim scholars and all those interested in Islam.
The program aims at presenting a specialized Islamic
dictionary comprising a massive collection of terms and meanings covering all Islamic
studies such as: the Qur'an, Hadith, Jurisprudence, Creed, History and others.
Includes more than 55,000 Arabic terms and meanings
translated into English, French, Malay and Indonesian.
The program is outstanding in its simple display, fast
search and accurate meanings of items included in the fields of Faith, Jurisprudence,
Economy, History, Islamic Art and Architecture, in addition to sections tackling many
other fields supported by multimedia technology.
It displays an indexed dictionary of 35,000 words from the
Holy Qur'an with their meanings. It also cross-references these words to verses where they
are found in a copy of the Holy Qur'an.
It presents a group of specialized indexes of the
Attributes of Allah, names of Paradise, Hell and Resurrection, along with
cross-referencing these names to Qur'anic verses where they are mentioned or referred to.
A section is dedicated to the terminology of Islamic ethics
and proprieties, knowledge and manners of its attainment. It also includes terms on the
Science of Hadith and their meanings.
It presents a brief explanation of many juristic terms
including terms of Purification, Prayer, Zakah, Fasting, Hajj, Transactions, and Business.
Islamic economy is given special emphasis as an economic
subject tree is built and linked to the Qur'anic verses.
The History section includes historical terminology and the
most important battles, conquests, treaties and historical sites. It highlights the major
phases of the spread of Islam, and Islamic caliphates since the first century of Hijra up
to the Ottoman caliphate in the modern age.
The Islamic World Atlas section provides essential and
significant information on each Islamic country such as: geographical location, gross
national product, population, major cities, major religions, population density, basic
agricultural products and more.
Includes a section on the men and women in Islamic history
such as the Companions of the Prophet and Makers of Civilization.
Provides a training section to increase the user's
vocabulary. Various drills are given, including: language and information drills. This
training aims at helping the user achieve optimal benefit from the program sections.
All program media elements are arranged so that the user
can easily view pictures, animation, and video and audio that serve the program entries.
Search can be carried out either by typing a term in the
edit box or by selecting a topic from the Dictionaries menu and searching for the term
The Scientific Contributions section ultimately aims at
clearing the image of early Muslim scholars of significant contributions.
Indexes words from the Qur'an with the ability to carry out
a search in the index entries in the chosen interface language.
The program is legally approved by Al-Azhar Al-Sharif.
The program runs under Windows 95, 98, NT and 2000.