Kalam

[kuh-lahm]
noun Islam.
  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
Related formsKa·lam·ist, noun
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