Meaning of mashallah in English:

mashallah

exclamation

  • In Muslim countries, expressing praise or resignation: ‘(this is) what God wills’. Later also in extended use.

Pronunciation

mashallah

/maˈʃalə/ /ˌmɑːʃɑːˈlɑː/

Origin

Early 19th century. From Arabic mā šā'a llāh ‘whatever God will!’, ‘This is what God has willed!’ from mā what, whatever + šā'a to wish + Allāh God.