Fatiha

Fatiha

[fah-tee-hah]
noun Islam.
the first chapter of the Koran, recited at the beginning of every rak'ah.

Origin:
< Arabic fātihah exordium

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fatiha

noun
the first or opening sura of the Quran which is the central prayer of Islam and is used on all special occasions as well as during the five daily prayers 
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