The Husband Said to the Wife I Give You One Separation

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Fatwa ID: 06076


Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji




The husband said to the wife I give you one separation. The wife asked what do you mean? Husband said one separation means one divorce. Which divorce has taken place?



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




It is stated in Fatāwā Dār Al-‛ulūm Zakarīyyā


If the husband uttered these words with the intention of divorce, then one talaq-e-bain has taken place. Divorce will not take place without an intention. The reality of the intention can be learnt from the husband.1


It is stated in Ad-Durr al-Mukhtar


(ف) – الكنايات (لا تطلق بها)قضاء (إلا بنية أو دلالة الحال) وهي حالة مذاكرة الطلاق أو الغضب،

Metaphors (do not constitute a divorce) Judicially (except with the intention or indication of the situation), which is the case of deliberating on divorce or anger2



Only Allah knows best

Written by Shaykh Ahmed Bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham






1 Fatāwā Dār Al-‛ulūm Zakarīyyā Volume 4 Page 108


2 الدر المختار شرح تنوير الأبصار وجامع البحار – دار الكتب العلمية – صفحة: 214






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