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ha·lal

 (hə-läl′) Islam
adj.
1. Of or being meat from animals slaughtered in the manner prescribed by the shari'a: a halal butcher; a halal label.
2. In accordance with or permitted under the shari'a.
n.
Halal meat.

[Arabic ḥalāl, legally permissible, from ḥalla, to undo, free, be permissible; see ḥll in Semitic roots.]

halal

(hɑːˈlɑːl) or

hallal

n
(Islam) meat from animals that have been killed according to Muslim law
adj
(Islam) of or relating to such meat: a halal butcher.
vb (tr) , -als, -alling or -alled
(Islam) to kill (animals) in this way
[from Arabic: lawful]

ha•lal

(həˈlɑl)
adj.
1. (of an animal or its meat) slaughtered or prepared in the manner prescribed by Islamic law.
2. of or pertaining to halal meat: a halal butcher.
n.
3. a halal animal or halal meat.
[1850–55; < Arabic halāl lawful]

halal


Past participle: halalled
Gerund: halalling

Imperative
halal
halal
Present
I halal
you halal
he/she/it halals
we halal
you halal
they halal
Preterite
I halalled
you halalled
he/she/it halalled
we halalled
you halalled
they halalled
Present Continuous
I am halalling
you are halalling
he/she/it is halalling
we are halalling
you are halalling
they are halalling
Present Perfect
I have halalled
you have halalled
he/she/it has halalled
we have halalled
you have halalled
they have halalled
Past Continuous
I was halalling
you were halalling
he/she/it was halalling
we were halalling
you were halalling
they were halalling
Past Perfect
I had halalled
you had halalled
he/she/it had halalled
we had halalled
you had halalled
they had halalled
Future
I will halal
you will halal
he/she/it will halal
we will halal
you will halal
they will halal
Future Perfect
I will have halalled
you will have halalled
he/she/it will have halalled
we will have halalled
you will have halalled
they will have halalled
Future Continuous
I will be halalling
you will be halalling
he/she/it will be halalling
we will be halalling
you will be halalling
they will be halalling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been halalling
you have been halalling
he/she/it has been halalling
we have been halalling
you have been halalling
they have been halalling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been halalling
you will have been halalling
he/she/it will have been halalling
we will have been halalling
you will have been halalling
they will have been halalling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been halalling
you had been halalling
he/she/it had been halalling
we had been halalling
you had been halalling
they had been halalling
Conditional
I would halal
you would halal
he/she/it would halal
we would halal
you would halal
they would halal
Past Conditional
I would have halalled
you would have halalled
he/she/it would have halalled
we would have halalled
you would have halalled
they would have halalled

halal

An Arabic word meaning lawful, used to describe meat from animals that have been slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.halal - (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
meat - the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
Adj.1.halal - proper or legitimate; "the fund earns halal profits in full compliance with the Shari'a"
Islamic law, sharia, sharia law, shariah, shariah law - the code of law derived from the Koran and from the teachings and example of Mohammed; "sharia is only applicable to Muslims"; "under Islamic law there is no separation of church and state"
proper - marked by suitability or rightness or appropriateness; "proper medical treatment"; "proper manners"
2.halal - conforming to dietary laws; "halal meat"; "a halal kitchen"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
clean - ritually clean or pure
Translations

halal

[həˈlɑːl]
n (= meat) → viande f halal, viande f hallal
modif [butcher] → halal, hallal; [meat] → halal, hallal
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