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EtymologyEdit

Logogram of Classical Syriac ܨܠܘܬ(ṣəlōṯā). From the root ص ل و(ṣ-l-w).

NounEdit

صَلَوٰة (ṣalāhf (plural صَلَوَٰت(ṣalawāt))

  1. prayer, salat, namaz
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:238:
      حَٰفِظُوا۟ عَلَىٰ ٱلصَّلَوَٰتِ وَٱلصَّلَوٰةِ ٱلْوُسْطَىٰ وَقُومُوا۟ لِلهِ قَٰنِتِينَ
      Preserve your prayers, and [especially] the middle prayer, and stand in obedience to Allah.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bowker, John (1997) The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York: Oxford University Press, page 843