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Terms related for different people ex. muslim, momin, kafir!

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Salam Alaikom

Am aware and heard names such as: mottaqi, momin, muslims, moztazafin, kafir, hypocrite, unjust, referring to people or group of people, they are synonym to each other and also opposite of it exist, so all of it is called/named generally what! What is a 'group name'; for example can we say, it is characteristics of the group or individual, or 'kinds of people' or certain level of people! WHAT IS A PROPER WORDING FOR ALL OF IT? And also any important group missing that i have not mentioned! Or maybe we can call it horizontal spectrum/ spectrum of 'what'-level of people, kind of people -. A name that can describe it and also other synonyms.

Extra aref, aqil and so on.

What more synonym is out there? Please let us know.

What is the definition of each word?

What is called or what we should call it altogether? What is the proper naming!

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Mu'min - It is the one who believes in 12 Imams. [1] This is including the other necessary beliefs in Islam. 

Kafir -  An infidel i.e. a person who does not believe in Allah and His Oneness, is najis. Similarly, Ghulat who believe in any of the holy twelve Imams as God, or that they are incarnations of God, and Khawarij and Nawasib who express enmity towards the holy Imams, are also najis. And similar is the case of those who deny Prophethood, or any of the necessary laws of Islam, like, Salat and fasting, which are believed by the Muslims as a part of Islam, and which they also know as such. [2] 



[1] http://www.sistani.org/arabic/book/13/522/

[2] http://www.al-islam.org/islamic-laws-ayatullah-ali-al-husayni-al-sistani/taharat#kafir





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Muslim refers to all Muslim (everyone said shahadatain)

Kafir refers to someone who don't believes on God.

Mumeen is someone, his/her faith is deeply in his/her heart. not only in words.

Munafiq is someone he/she says I am Muslim but he/she is not in his/her heart and wants to cheat others!

Mushrek is someone believes on God in words, but he/she hopes to another in heart! (Maybe most of us are Mushrek in different levels!)


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