What is the correct way to say inshallah?
The correct way that most of us have learned recently is “In Sha Allah” or “إن شاء الله” in Arabic. The phrase means, “If Allah wills” for something to happen.
Is it OK to say inshallah?
Strictly speaking, “inshallah” is meant to be used seriously, when you genuinely hope that something will come to pass. But a lot of people use it more liberally, almost like punctuation, or even as a joke. Wajahat Ali, a former host at Al Jazeera America, says he uses “inshallah” at least 40 times a day.
What does Inshallah mean?
It literally means “God willing,” but it’s often used to mean, “Yeah, never going to happen.” Example: My wife: Will you finally pick up your socks? Me: Inshallah.
What’s the difference between Mashallah and inshallah?
The literal meaning of Mashallah is “what God has willed”, in the sense of “what God has willed has happened”; it is used to say something good has happened, used in the past tense. Inshallah, literally “if God has willed”, is used similarly but to refer to a future event.