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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒzləm/, /ˈmɒsləm/

NounEdit

Moslem (plural Moslems)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of Muslim

Usage notesEdit

Muslim has been the more common spelling since the 1940s, and is now at least an order of magnitude more common[1]. The spelling Moslem is frequently retained by anti-Islamic groups.

AdjectiveEdit

Moslem (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of Muslim

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Muslim, Moslem”, in Google Books Ngram Viewer[1], accessed November 2, 2017

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔslɛm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mos‧lem

NounEdit

Moslem m (genitive Moslems, plural Moslems or Mosleme, feminine Moslemin)

  1. (chiefly colloquial) Alternative form of Muslim
    Antonyms: Nichtmoslem, Kafir

Usage notesEdit

In formal standard German, Muslim is now more common [1], whereas Moslem continues to be the predominant form in colloquial German. It is also commonly used by Muslims themselves, albeit possibly to a lesser degree.

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “Muslim, Moslem”, in Google Books Ngram Viewer[2], accessed November 2, 2017