bismillah

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InterjectionEdit

bismillah

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Bismillah.
    • 2013 September 20, Peter Hessler, “Keeping The Faith”, in The New Yorker[1]:
      Finally, the boy told the king that he would succeed only if he gathered all his citizens as witnesses, declared bismillah rab al-gholam—“in the name of Allah, the God of this boy”—and fired an arrow.

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic بِاسْمِ اللّٰه(bismi llāh, in the name of God).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: bis‧mil‧lah

NounEdit

bismillah (definite accusative bismillahı, uncountable)

  1. (Islam) Bismillah
  2. (figuratively) the beginning of something
    • Oğlunuz kaçıncı sınıfa gidiyor? - Bismillah bir!
      What grade is your son? - Bismillah one!

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