Definition of namaz in English:

namaz

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Pronunciation: /nəˈmɑːz
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The ritual prayers prescribed by Islam to be observed five times a day: leave is given to perform namaz during office hours
More example sentences
  • Prof. Elias of the Islamic College told the students about the significance of Islam, namaz and the ‘Unity of God’.
  • As Muslims, we perform the namaz, perform the Hajj, pay our Zakat, believe in Allah and his Messenger and keep our fasts.
  • According to local traditions, the great Sufi saint had offered namaz at this site.

Origin

partly from Ottoman Turkish namas (Turkish namaz), partly from Urdu namāz, and partly from Persian namāz.

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