[ kuh-lahm ]

  1. (sometimes lowercase) a school of philosophical theology originating in the 9th century a.d., asserting the existence of God as a prime mover and the freedom of the will.

  2. the word of Allah.

Origin of Kalam

From the Arabic word kalām literally, talk

Other words from Kalam

  • Ka·lam·ist, noun

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