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‘Humayra’ – the Pet name of Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu ‘anha)

Question

Is this Hadith sahih?

On one occasion Rasulullah (sallallahu’alayhi wasallam) addressed Sayyidah ‘Aishah (radiyallahu’anha) with the words: “O Humayra, do you wish to watch them?” [The Ethiopians demonstrating their spears]

Answer

Imam Nasai (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith. Hafiz Ibn Kathir and Hafiz Ibn Hajar (rahimahumallah) have classified the chain as authentic (sahih).

(Al-Ijabah of ‘Allamah Zarkashi, pg.38 and Fathul Bari, Hadith: 950. Also see footnotes of Shaykh ‘Abdul Fattah Abu Ghuddah (rahimahullah) on Al-Masnu’, pg.212)

 

See here for reason they were demonstrating their weapons.

 

And Allah Ta’ala Knows best,

 

Answered by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar

 

Checked by: Moulana Haroon Abasoomar