Is there a difference between Qardh and a Dayn?
The difference between a Qardh and a Dayn is that Dayn is more comprehensive while Qardh is more specific. Hereunder are their definitions:
- Qardh: Loan of Mithli articles (such as money) with the stipulation to return its like in the future.
- Dayn: Money etc. that one is liable to pay back to another. For example: the price one has to pay upon purchasing an item or the amount one has to pay upon destroying an item belonging to someone or a loan that has to be repaid.
Checked and Approved By:
Mufti Muhammed Saeed Motara Saheb D.B.
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