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Normalized spelling of earlier صَلَوٰة(ṣalāh), from Classical Syriac ܨܠܘܬ‎. From the root ص ل و(ṣ-l-w).

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صَلَاة (ṣalāhf (plural صَلَوَات(ṣalawāt))

  1. verbal noun of صَلَّى(ṣallā, to pray) (form II)
  2. prayer in general; spontaneous prayer
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 9:103:
      وَصَلِّ عَلَيْهِمْ ۖ إِنَّ صَلَاتَكَ سَكَنٌ لَّهُمْ
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  3. (Islam) obligatory prayer, salat, namaz
  4. bliss, blessing
    • Qur'an 2:157
      أُولَٰئِكَ عَلَيْهِمْ صَلَوَاتٌ مِّن رَّبِّهِمْ وَرَحْمَةٌ
      ʾūlāʾika ʿalayhim ṣalawātun mmin rrabbihim waraḥmatun
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