ADHAN

Etymology

Noun

adhan (plural adhans)

(Islam) The call to prayer, which originally consisted of simply four takbirs followed by the statement لَا إِلٰهَ إِلَّا ٱلله (أَشْهَدُ أَنْ).

Anagrams

• Dahan, Hadan, hadna

Source: Wiktionary



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The word “coffee” entered the English language in 1582 via the Dutch “koffie,” borrowed from the Ottoman Turkish “kahve,” borrowed in turn from the Arabic “qahwah.” The Arabic word qahwah was traditionally held to refer to a type of wine.

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