4337: Making du’aa’ in prayer in a language other than Arabic


If I don't speak Arabic and I want to make Du'aa while I am in prayers. For example, in Tahajud while the prostration is long Can I make Du'aa in my language until I learn Arabic.

Praise be to Allaah. 

Yes, it is permissible to make du’aa’ in a language other than Arabic, if one does not speak it. But the Muslim has to learn enough Arabic to do the acts of worship properly. And Allaah knows best.

 Shaykh ‘Abd al-Kareem al-Khudayr.
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