Definitions for "Amana"
a trust, or the holding of another's property in trust. The trustee may use the property for the trustee's benefit, unless instructed otherwise by the trustor.
Reliability or trustworthiness. Important value of Islamic society in mutual dealings. It also refers to deposits in trust. A person may hold property in trust for another, sometimes by implication of a contract.
Lit: reliability, trustworthiness, loyalty, honesty; Technically, an important value of Islamic society in mutual dealings; anything, which is in possesĀ­sion of a person who is not the owner of it for safekeeping. In case of unintended loss to the thing, he is not obliged to pay compensation