The Word "Sadaqa" and it's Root Meaning | Jummah Reminder
The word sadaqa is from the root 's-d-q', the same root as sidq, or sincerity. Charity is also 'burhan.' A 'burhan' is a proof that rests on a 'dalil', or evidence. Shaykh Riad Saloojee elaborates further in this short Jummah reminder.