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Ruling 2388

If the man and the woman are to say the formula of a temporary marriage themselves, then after specifying the period of time and the amount of dowry (mahr), the woman says:
زَوَّجْتُكَ نَـفْسِي فِي الْمُدَّةِ الْمَعْلُومَةِ عَلَىٰ الْمَهْرِ الْمَعْلُومِ
zawwajtuka nafsī fil muddatil maʿlūmah ʿalal mahril maʿlūm
I wed myself to you for the determined period
for the determined dowry.

Thereafter, without there being any significant gap, the man says:
قَبِلْتُ
qabiltu
I accept.
If this is done, the marriage contract is valid. If the man and the woman each appoint an agent [to say the marriage contract formula on their behalf], then first the woman’s agent says to the man’s agent:
زَوَّجْتُ مُوَکِّلَتِي مُوَکِّلَكَ فِي الْمُدَّةِ الْمَعْلُومَةِ عَلَىٰ الْمَهْرِ الْمَعْلُومِ
zawwajtu muwakkilatī muwakkilaka fil muddatil maʿlūmah ʿalal mahril maʿlūm
I wed my client to your client for the determined period
for the determined dowry.
Thereafter, without there being any significant gap, the man’s agent says:
قَبِلْتُ التَّـزْوِیجَ لِمُوَکِّلِي هٰكَذَا
qabiltut tazwīja limuwakkilī hākadhā
I accept the marriage on behalf of my client accordingly.
If this is done, the marriage contract is valid.2

2Variations of the marriage formula are mentioned in Minhāj al‑Ṣāliḥīn (vol. 3, pp. 16–18).