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salat

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Pronunciation: /saˈlɑːt
 
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Definition of salat in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The ritual prayer of Muslims, performed five times daily in a set form, one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
Example sentences
  • If we do not perform our salat or sacrifice or hajj correctly, mere good intentions will not make them right.
  • For practitioners, the most essential tenet of Islam is the purification of the soul through prayers, known as salat, five times each day.
  • The second pillar, salat, consists of ritual prayers said five times each day while facing toward Mecca, Mohammed's birthplace.

Origin

Arabic, plural of salāh 'prayer, worship'.

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