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    When will you do nikah

    Hi,

    Nikah is a Muslim marriage. Which verb should I use in the following sentence?

    "When will you do nikah?"

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    #2

    Re: When will you do nikah

    [Not a teacher]

    When will you marry?
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    #3

    Re: When will you do nikah

    Actually I want to use "nikah" in the sentence.

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    #4

    Re: When will you do nikah

    I see.

    Then "when will you celebrate your nikah?"
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    #5

    Re: When will you do nikah

    Perhaps:

    When will you have your nikah?

    (Hey, Jose! )

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    #6

    Re: When will you do nikah

    It depends on what an English-speaking Muslim would say, I think. I don't know if you celebrate, go through or have (or something else) [a] nikah. Hopefully, someone with the relevant knowledge will be able to tell us.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: When will you do nikah

    I told "celebrate" because Untaught88 defined the term as a Muslim marriage, after reading some information about the ceremony:

    http://www.qiran.com/marriage/an_nik...c_marriage.asp
    http://www.singlemuslim.com/marriage...e_ceremony.php

    And having seen the expression "celebrate the nihak" in some articles:

    http://tribune.com.pk/story/818889/i...lki-and-dance/

    Anyway, the expression "go through the nikah" is also in use, and "have the nikah" seems to be the most common.
    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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