or Sha·ha·da, sha·ha·dah
[ shah-hah-duh ]
/ ʃɑˈhɑ də /
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Islam. the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger”: the first of the Pillars of Islam.
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Origin of shahada
From the Arabic word shahādah literally, witness
Words nearby shahada
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Example sentences from the Web for shahada
Early reports claimed that the armed assailants demanded that everyone present recite the shahada, “Laillhailla Allahu.”Militants ‘Executed Non-Muslims’ at Kenyan World Cup Watch Party|Margot Kiser|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for shahada
/ (ʃəˈhɑːdə) /
the Islamic declaration of faith, repeated daily by Muslims
Word Origin for shahada
from Arabic, literally: witnessing
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