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What is meant when a narration is ghayr mahfuz?

Question

What is meant when it is said that a narration is ‘ghayr mahfuz’ ?

 

Answer

The term ‘ghayr mahfuz’ is a synonym for the term ‘shadh’.

A Hadith like this is usually weak.

(Sharh Nukhbah and Tadrib)

 

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar