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shahada

or Sha·ha·da, sha·ha·dah

[ shah-hah-duh ]

noun

  1. Islam. the Islamic profession of faith, “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger”: the first of the Pillars of Islam.


shahada

/ ʃəˈhɑːdə /

noun

  1. the Islamic declaration of faith, repeated daily by Muslims


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Word History and Origins

Origin of shahada1

From the Arabic word shahādah literally, “witness”

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Word History and Origins

Origin of shahada1

from Arabic, literally: witnessing

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Example Sentences

Early reports claimed that the armed assailants demanded that everyone present recite the shahada, “Laillhailla Allahu.”

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