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to do ablution; to be busy (also to catch/hold)
to pray for sth
Ñaan naa Yàlla ngir nga génn ci.
I prayed to God that you would get through it.
Suba su nekk, mu tari ay saari Alxuraan.
Each morning he chants the verses of the Qur'an.
to convert (religion)
At mu nekk, mu ñów di waare sunu dëkk.
Every year, he comes to preach in our house.
to make an offering of/to sacrifice
Nanga saraxe guro gu weex.
It's necessary to make an offering of white kola.
to sin against
Ameel na ma àq.
He sinned against me.
to have incomplete knowledge of Islamic culture
Sa àlluwaam guddul.
You have incomplete knowledge of Islamic culture.
to ask for forgiveness of one's sins
Baalu naa àq.
I asked for forgiveness of my sins.
to seclude oneself (of a religious leader)/to be sheltered
to snap one's fingers (to show praise at a religious gathering)
to submit oneself to sth; to follow the teachings of a religious leader/join a religious sect
Ñów na jébbalu ci yoon.
He came to submit to justice.
to pass on a blessing to
to miss the meal served at sunrise during Ramadan
to raise one's hands on either side of one's head to begin one's prayers
to perform a religious duty or prayer hastily;
Dafa këpp-këppal julleem.
He said his prayers hastily.
to clean s.o's genitals; to be suitable for prayer (especially clean)
to say a prayer before doing sth; to bless
to gently touch an ailing part of s.o's body while reciting prayers
to break God's law/commit a sin
to be profane/secular; to be immoral; to be taboo
Jëf ju araam la.
It's a profane act.
Ci nun, loolu araam na.
For us, that's taboo.
to be sacred; to be venerable
Màkka bërëb bu tedd la.
Mecca is a sacred place.
Ñàkk nanu kilifa diine gu tedd.
We have lost a venerable religious leader.
to have religious knowledge
to pray that/wish that; to pray for/wish for
Ñaan nañu ngir jàmm yàgg.
They prayed that peace would endure.