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Zakaah: The amount payable by a Muslim on his net worth as a part of his religious obligation, mainly for the benefit of the poor and the needy.

Zakaatu-rib Hut Tijaarah: Zakaah of profits of merchandise.

Zakaatul: Huboob Zakaah of grain/corn.

Zakaatul Ma'dan: Zakaah of minerals.

Zakaatur Rikaaz: Zakaah of treasure/precious stones.

Zawwal: Mid-day, when the sun is at its Zenith (highest point).

Zil Hijjah: 12th month of the Islamic calendar.

Zina: Adultery.

Zuhr: The afternoon prayer.

Zulm: A comprehensive term used to refer to all forms of inequity, injustice, exploitation, oppression, and wrong doing, whereby a person either deprives others of their rights or does not fulfil his obligations towards them.