Definition of shahada in English:

shahada

Line breaks: sha|hada
Pronunciation: /ʃaˈhɑːda
 
/
(also shahadah)

noun

The Muslim profession of faith (‘there is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah’), one of the Five Pillars of Islam.
More example sentences
  • The two uppermost bands of the minaret contain religious texts, with the final inscription appropriately chosen as the shahada, the Muslim profession of faith.
  • Briefly stated, this essential Islam is none other than the first part of the shahadah which every Muslim proclaims numerous times during the course of his or her day: La ilaha il'Llah, there is no deity other than Allah.
  • The other would have the shahadah or Muslim confession of faith: ‘There is no god but God, and Muhammad is His Messenger.’

Origin

from Arabic šahāda 'testimony, evidence'.

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