[ 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 of Ansar

<Arabic anṣār, plural of nāṣir helper

Other words from Ansar

  • An·sar·i·an, adjective

Words Nearby Ansar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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