Definition of nikah in English:

nikah

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Pronunciation: /nɪˈkɑː
 
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noun

  • A Muslim marriage.
    More example sentences
    • Moreover, no one can say with certainty communal riots took place because Hindus perform satpadi and Muslims nikah or that Hindus have one law of divorce while minorities have another.
    • When the village mullah hesitated at performing the nikah for such a young girl, the bridegroom put a gun to his head and the marriage was performed.
    • To minimise the possibility of second marriage, registration of nikah must be officially made compulsory.

Origin

Urdu and Arabic.

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