ansarian

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
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