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shahada

or Sha·ha·da, sha·ha·dah

[ shah-hah-duh ]
/ ʃɑˈhɑ də /
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noun
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”
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British Dictionary definitions for shahada

shahada
/ (ʃəˈhɑːdə) /

noun
the Islamic declaration of faith, repeated daily by Muslims

Word Origin for shahada

from Arabic, literally: witnessing
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