Origin of zakat
Examples from the Web for zakat
The second, called the Zakat, was a customs due levied on all merchandise entering Kashgar.
The principal taxes were the tithe on the produce of the land, called "ushr" and the zakat (fortieth), on merchandise and cattle.
British Dictionary definitions for zakat
Word Origin for zakat
Word Origin and History for zakat
1802, from Persian zakat, etc., from Arabic zakah.