Definition of Muslimah in English:

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Muslimah

Pronunciation: /ˈmʊzlɪmə/
/ˈmʌzlɪmə/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

(Especially among Muslims) a Muslim woman.
Example sentences
  • It will consist of stories of complete reliance on Allah from Muslimahs of all backgrounds.
  • He transferred all 40 teachers out of the school, of whom eight were Muslimahs, and inducted 47 new teachers.
  • Since we love swimming, we want to share our hobby with all Muslimahs in the world; by enabling them to enjoy this activity without losing their faith and feeling awkward and uncomfortable in public swimming pools or beaches.

Origin

Arabic muslima, feminine of Muslim.

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