Ansar

Ansar

[an-sahr]
noun (sometimes lowercase) (used with a plural verb)
1.
the first inhabitants of Medina to accept Islam.
2.
any of those who helped Muhammad after he began his preaching.

Origin:
< Arabic anṣār, plural of nāṣir helper

Ansarian, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To Ansar
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: ansaid
Next Definition: ansar al islam
Words Near: Ansar
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Ansar
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Ansar
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Words
Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature