[ uh-boo-bak-er ]
/ əˌbuˈbæk ər /
a.d. 573–634, Muhammad's father-in-law and successor: first caliph of Mecca 632–634.
English Words From The PharaohsMost people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
Also A·bu-Bekr [uh-boo-bek-er] /əˌbuˈbɛk ər/.
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