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qiblah

Saltos de línea: qib¦lah
Pronunciación: /ˈkɪblə
 
/
(also qibla, kibla, kiblah)

Definición de qiblah en inglés:

sustantivo

The direction of the Kaaba (the sacred building at Mecca), to which Muslims turn at prayer.
Example sentences
  • But for a Muslim who is thousands of miles from Mecca, finding the right direction to pray - the qibla, or ‘sacred direction ‘- is not so easy.’
  • The only architectural requirement for a mosque is that it have a wall correctly oriented toward the qibla.
  • With the cloisters complete, it was time to define the qibla or the axis along which lay Mecca.

Origen

mid 17th century: Arabic, 'that which is opposite'.

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