Fatwaa ID: 1746
Assalamualaikum wr wb respected mufti sahib,
Is it permissible for people to say the word pig. Some refrain from using the word because the meat is haram and it is a dirty animal.
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.
There is no prohibition in uttering the word “pig”. The prohibition is only in regards to its consumption and usage. Obviously, if one is calling someone a “pig”, then that is not permissible.
And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
03/02/1445 AH – 09/18/2023 CE | AML1-8315
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