or ra·kʿah


noun Islam.

a portion of the salat, the prescribed prayers said five times a day, that combines a ritual of bows and prostrations with the recitation of prayers.

Origin of rakʿa

From the Arabic word rakʿah
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Examples from the Web for rakah

Historical Examples of rakah

  • These are 20 attitudes (rakah) assumed in prayer during Ramn after the Bed-time Prayer.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan