salat

[ suh-laht ]
/ səˈlɑt /
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noun Islam.

prayers, said five times a day: the second of the Pillars of Islam.

Nearby words

  1. salariat,
  2. salaried,
  3. salary,
  4. salary cap,
  5. salaryman,
  6. salavat,
  7. salazar,
  8. salbutamol,
  9. salcantay,
  10. salchow

Also salah.

Compare rakʿa.

Origin of salat

From the Arabic word ṣalāh, ṣalāt prayer

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salat

n.

Islamic ritual prayer, from Arabic salah "prayer."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper