Definition of jihad in English:

jihad

Syllabification: ji·had
Pronunciation: /jəˈhäd
 
/

noun

1(Among Muslims) a war or struggle against unbelievers.
1.1 (also greater jihad) Islam The spiritual struggle within oneself against sin.

Origin

from Arabic jihād, literally 'effort', expressing, in Muslim thought, struggle on behalf of God and Islam.

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