Fatwa: # 30090
Category: Divorce (Talaaq)
Country: United States
Date: 21st November 2018


Will these words count as talaqe kinyah?


Assalaam u alaikum, If i am talking to my uncle and i say "it cant last like this forever", "ive made up my mind", but i am doubtful if i had intention to divorce, does divorce take place and Are these words kinayah?


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

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

Dear Brother,

The statements "it cant last like this forever", "ive made up my mind", are not words of kinayah divorce. They do not constitute divorce.    

And Allah Ta’āla Knows Best

Tareque Ahmed

Student Darul Iftaa
New York, USA

Checked and Approved by,
Mufti Ebrahim Desai.


البحر الرائق شرح كنز الدقائق ومنحة الخالق وتكملة الطوري (3/ 264)

وقيدنا بكونه على النطق لأنه لو أكره على أن يكتب طلاق امرأته فكتب لا تطلق لأن الكتابة أقيمت مقام العبارة باعتبار الحاجة ولا حاجة هنا كذا في الخانية، وفي البزازية أكره على طلاقها فكتب فلانة بنت فلان طالق لم يقع

المبسوط للسرخسي (6/ 202)

لَوْ قَالَ أَحْبَبْت طَلَاقَك أَوْ هَوَيْت طَلَاقَك أَوْ أَرَدْت طَلَاقَك لَا يَقَعُ بِهِ شَيْءٌ

المحيط البرهاني في الفقه النعماني (3/ 472)

وبالعربية قوله: أطلق، لا يكون طلاقاً في أنه دائر بين الحال والاستقبال فلم يكن تحقيقاً مع الشك

كتاب الطلاق للمفتي مختار الدين شاه صاحب ص 5




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