Definition of namaz in English:

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Pronunciation: /nəˈmɑːz/


[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.


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

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