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or Sha·ha·da, sha·ha·dah

[ shah-hah-duh ]
/ ʃɑˈhɑ də /


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

Nearby words

shagtastic, shah, shah alam, shah jahan, shah of iran, shahada, shahansha, shahaptian, shahaptin, shaharith, shahjahanpur

Origin of shahada

From the Arabic word shahādah literally, witness Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for shahadah


/ (ʃəˈhɑːdə) /


the Islamic declaration of faith, repeated daily by Muslims

Word Origin for shahada

from Arabic, literally: witnessing
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