Ḥ-R-M (ح ر م) is the triconsonantal root of many Arabic words, and many of those words are used as names. The basic meaning expressed by the root translates as "forbidden".
- Mahram — "forbidden" — "not need to cover" (see sartorial hijab) or an unforbidden person within the family
- Ihram — Hajj cloth, and the state of ritual consecration
- Harem — "forbidden place" — woman part of house, forbidden for non-Mahram men
- Halal and Haraam foods
- Ḥarām — ritually impure
- Ḥaram — sanctuary
- Herem (Hebrew) — - Excommunication, also used in other contexts similar to the above list in Arabic.
- Hahrama (Hebrew) — - Confiscation (civil law)