Can a wife be called maa (mother) by mistake?

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Fatwa ID: 02677

Answered by: Maulana Imran Mughal



Will the wife be in nikah after pronouncing as maa by mistake unintentionally


بِسْمِ اللهِ الرَّحْمنِ الرَّحِيْم

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.



If someone calls his wife “maa” by mistake then she will still be in his nikah.[1]


And Allah SWT alone knows best.


Answered by Maulana Imran Mughal

Checked and approved Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham



[1] Imam Kasani, Badai’ As-Sanai’ (Beirut: DKI Publishers, 2003), Vol 5 Pg. 7.

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