Al-waqf ‘ala al-’awlad

Dictionary term

Definition of "Al-waqf ‘ala al-’awlad"

An endowment for the family of the donor. Its proceeds accrue to the children of the donor and their descendants. After the death of the last descendant of the donor, it reverts to the bait al-mal. It is also known as al-waqf al-dhurrW or al-waqf al-khass.

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