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    Not going to be fasting this time. I don't have the patience, energy, and the willpower to do so.

    Good luck everyone.


    Be brave and be fearless, and for God's sake, stand up for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    It is Ramzaan, not Ramadan. Please habibi.
    It's Ramadhaan actually. Habeebi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    It is Ramzaan, not Ramadan. Please habibi.
    Ramadan is the actual word while Ramazan is the Pakistani pronunciation

    Kind of like how some people in Pakistan pronounce biscuits as Biskuts .

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    Quote Originally Posted by DeadBall View Post
    It's Ramadhaan actually. Habeebi.
    Yes, but the closest equivalent to the Arabic ض in English is the "d", which is why Ramadhaan is often simply written as Ramadan. However, technically, it should be written as Ramadhaan and not Ramadan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Generico View Post
    Ramadan is the actual word while Ramazan is the Pakistani pronunciation

    Kind of like how some people in Pakistan pronounce biscuits as Biskuts .
    In the word Ramadan/Ramadhaan, the ض is pronounced as "dh" in Arabic.

    However, because of the heavy Persian influence on Urdu, the ض is pronounced as a "z".

    Hence, in Urdu, it is Ramzaan. To each their own, but to see Pakistanis called it Ramadan/Ramadhaan is a bit of pet peeve of mine.

    Same goes for the word Wudhu, which is Wuzu in Urdu. It is interesting to note that Pakistanis do not call Wuzu Wudhu, and they bring out the inner Arabic speaker in them only when it comes to the word Ramzaan.

    As far as biscuit/biskut is concerned, the actual word for biscuit in Urdu is "khatai". However, that word tends to be strictly used for shortbread biscuits only "nankhatai".

    Biscuit is usually called biskut because of the accent, and not because it is an actual word for biscuit in Urdu. However, Ramzaan is an actual word in Urdu, because of the fact that its dialect is different from Arabic and heavily influenced by the softer and milder Persian.

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    lol when I was mod I changed spelling of thread title to 'Ramzan' but it got changed next year...

    Ramzan Mubarak everyone!


    #MPGA

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mamoon View Post
    In the word Ramadan/Ramadhaan, the ض is pronounced as "dh" in Arabic.

    However, because of the heavy Persian influence on Urdu, the ض is pronounced as a "z".

    Hence, in Urdu, it is Ramzaan. To each their own, but to see Pakistanis called it Ramadan/Ramadhaan is a bit of pet peeve of mine.

    Same goes for the word Wudhu, which is Wuzu in Urdu. It is interesting to note that Pakistanis do not call Wuzu Wudhu, and they bring out the inner Arabic speaker in them only when it comes to the word Ramzaan.

    As far as biscuit/biskut is concerned, the actual word for biscuit in Urdu is "khatai". However, that word tends to be strictly used for shortbread biscuits only "nankhatai".

    Biscuit is usually called biskut because of the accent, and not because it is an actual word for biscuit in Urdu. However, Ramzaan is an actual word in Urdu, because of the fact that its dialect is different from Arabic and heavily influenced by the softer and milder Persian.
    Quote Originally Posted by Slog View Post
    lol when I was mod I changed spelling of thread title to 'Ramzan' but it got changed next year...

    Ramzan Mubarak everyone!
    Pakistanis trying to be more Arabic I guess. Just like seeing them saying 'Suhoor, Mabrook' etc.

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    Doesnt matter how you say it, its what we do as Muslims - so Ramzan or Ramadan Mubarak


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    Ramzaan mubarak everyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kaayal View Post
    Ramzaan mubarak everyone.
    Fast and no furious 2018.


    it's written. an akmal will never be a hero.

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    Ramzaan Mubarak guys, hope you gain something out of this month

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    Ramadan Kareem people! Let’s gather all the blessings that we can during this month

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    Still TWO HOURS and THIRTY ODD minutes left in Iftaar

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abdul View Post
    Not going to be fasting this time. I don't have the patience, energy, and the willpower to do so.

    Good luck everyone.
    Never expected you to be a weakling
    Last edited by hadi123; 18th May 2018 at 12:32.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adijazz1706 View Post
    Never expected you to be a weakling
    I'm not going to munch 3700 calories in 6 hours. It's about my nutrition, not working out. I could have made time for gym if I wanted to, that's a lighter issue.
    Last edited by hadi123; 18th May 2018 at 12:32.


    Be brave and be fearless, and for God's sake, stand up for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adijazz1706 View Post
    Never expected you to be a weakling
    I'm not a religious person when it comes to the everyday stuff, I don't like to pretend. It does not make sense for me to fast in the first place.
    Last edited by hadi123; 18th May 2018 at 12:33.


    Be brave and be fearless, and for God's sake, stand up for yourself.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Abdul View Post
    I'm not a religious person when it comes to the everyday stuff, I don't like to pretend. It does not make sense for me to fast in the first place.
    What does that even mean?
    Last edited by hadi123; 18th May 2018 at 12:33.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adijazz1706 View Post
    What does that even mean?
    You can take guesses.


    Be brave and be fearless, and for God's sake, stand up for yourself.

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    Ramzaan Mubarak everyone

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    Man had Cocoa Puffs, banana and boiled egg for sehri. Now I'm dumb hungry.

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    Ramzan Mubarak to all of PP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slog View Post
    lol when I was mod I changed spelling of thread title to 'Ramzan' but it got changed next year...

    Ramzan Mubarak everyone!
    Why does it matter? Just respect the OPs wishes.

    Let people speak whatever way fhey want.


    "Be the best version of yourself"

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    Man I love Ramadan. Feels so freaking good.

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    Is it just me or is the time moving incredibly slow..........

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    Quote Originally Posted by ahmedwaqas92 View Post
    Is it just me or is the time moving incredibly slow..........
    Just you bro. It will be over in a flash and you’ll be like where did Ramadan go

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    Quote Originally Posted by Watsupdoc View Post
    Just you bro. It will be over in a flash and you’ll be like where did Ramadan go
    I am even done will all my Ibadaat for the day as well and there is still 3.5 hours left even now!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rayyman View Post
    Man I love Ramadan. Feels so freaking good.
    The inner peace what you get is the most soothing thing in Ramadan.

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    Sad to see people focusing over petty issues.

    Relax and enjoy the month, folks. It'll be over soon enough.


    Hai yeh Josh-e-Junoon, hai yeh apna yaqeen, ke jo tum mein hai dum, woh kisi mein nahin!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Square Drive View Post
    Sad to see people focusing over petty issues.

    Relax and enjoy the month, folks. It'll be over soon enough.
    And then we'll wonder where it disappeared to

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    Had a 3 hour exam in the morning.Haven't slept since Sehri

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    Quote Originally Posted by Square Drive View Post
    Sad to see people focusing over petty issues.

    Relax and enjoy the month, folks. It'll be over soon enough.
    Common sense says it should be a non-issue. When speaking English or any other language besides Urdu I say "Ramadan" because those languages have borrowed the original word from Arabic. However when speaking Urdu it is only second nature to say "Ramzaan".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirris View Post
    Common sense says it should be a non-issue. When speaking English or any other language besides Urdu I say "Ramadan" because those languages have borrowed the original word from Arabic. However when speaking Urdu it is only second nature to say "Ramzaan".
    Exactly.


    Hai yeh Josh-e-Junoon, hai yeh apna yaqeen, ke jo tum mein hai dum, woh kisi mein nahin!


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