Islamic legal Vocabulary

Āda, habit Ālat al-qatl, tool-of-killing Ālat ḥādda, sharply edged tool, considered enough for Ḥanafīs to determine intentional killing ‘Aqila, - a culprit charged of homicide, and which might be requested by court action for a partial or total payment of the blood money A‘yān, s. ‘ayn, notables…