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M'a
Mashallah.

"whatever God (Allah) wills"

phrase that expresses appreciation, joy, praise or thankfulness for an event or person that was just mentioned

Another reason people use this phrase is to prevent the evil eye or jinxing, similar to the Western idiom "knock on wood"

The phrase is also used frequently by non-Muslims
Person A: Friends of ours had a baby.
Person B: Masha'Allah! ( M'a )
by Ninja in the Dark July 17, 2011
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