Let’s Learn Together About the Sayings of Hari Raya ‘Minal Aidzin Wal Faidzin’, Turns Out This Is True


BONSERNEWS.com – The greeting “minal aidin wal faizin” is often uttered during holidays, both Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. So what does it mean?

The phrase “minal aidin wal faizin” is often interpreted as “apologize physically and mentally”.

It turns out that such a translation is not correct.

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Quoting the book Smart Dakwah: Ramadhan, Eid al-Fitr, Walimatul Hajj and Eid al-Adha by Dra Udji Asiyah MSi, it is explained that the sentence “minal aidin wal faizin” is Arabic.

Even so, this expression is not popular in Arabic as a greeting during Hari Raya.

Regarding the meaning of “minal aidin wal faizin” in Indonesia it has also experienced a shift. Or the meaning is not appropriate.

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The word “minal aidin” means the returning group. While “wal faizin” means the winning group. So the meaning of the sentence minal aidin wal faizin is “hopefully we all belong to the group that returns (fitrah, holy) and includes those who win (against lust)”.

The sentence “minal aidin wal faizin” does not stand alone, but begins with “ja’alanallah”.

Then the complete sentence is “ja’anallahu minal ‘aidin wal faizin” which means may Allah make us among those who return (fitrah) and become victors.

So that the use of the sentence minal aidin wal faizin which is connected with “apologize physically and mentally” is not appropriate.

This is not true in terms of language rules, because it seems as if minal aidin wal faizin means to apologize physically and mentally.

So that the use of the sentence minal aidin wal faizin which is connected with “apologize physically and mentally” is not appropriate.