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Reading شحر in place of شهر

Fatwaa ID: 764

Question:
Assalaamualaykum Wa Rahmatullāhi Wa Barakātuh respected Muftiyaane kiraam

If a person reads شَحْرٌ instead of شَهْرٌ in the Ayah وَلِسُلَيْمَانَ الرِّيحَ غُدُوُّهَا شَهْرٌ وَرَوَاحُهَا شَهْرٌ

How does that affect the meaning? Will this be regarded as Lahne jalee Especially if he is in Salaah..?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

The word شحر refers to the center of the valley. The meaning will be distorted if one recites this. This is a major error. However, the salaah in this case will remain valid.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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