shahada

shahada

[shah-hah-duh]
noun
Islam. the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger”: the first of the Pillars of Islam.
Also, Shahada, shahadah.


Origin:
< Arabic shahādah literally, witness

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shahada (ʃəˈhɑːdə)
 
n
the Islamic declaration of faith, repeated daily by Muslims
 
[from Arabic, literally: witnessing]

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