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What is the meaning of tahammul

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The term Tahammul is derived from the Arabic root word haml, which literally means to pick or to bear or to carry.


Although haml is used to denote when one picks or bears or carries both a physical or non-physical object or matter, tahammul is generally used to denote when one bears or carries a non-physical matter.


For example if one picks a book, or carries a load or a burden, etc. the word haml would generally be used; but if one patiently bears a turmoil, or an affliction, or a humiliation, or an indignity, or an oppression, etc.the term tahammul would be used.


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