Posted on 06/28/2012 by __socrates

NAUHAH. نوحة
“Lamentations for the dead.” The employment of paid mourners is forbidden by the Sunni law, for Abu Sa’idu ‘l-Khudri says “The Prophet cursed both the paid mourner sad him that listened to thier lamentations.” (Mishkat, book v. ch viii. pt. 2.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam