Arabic Word A Day

May 4, 2007

(أذان) adha_n – Arabic Word A Day

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(أذان) adha_n, noun

Meanings

  1. a call
  2. an announcement

 

Examples

  1. hal sami’ta ‘l-adha_n?
    (هل سمعت الأذان؟);
    Have you heard the call (to prayer)?
  2. wa adha_nun min allahi wa rasu_lihi ila_ ‘l-na_si yawma ‘l-Hajji ‘l-akbar…
    (وَأَذَانٌ مِّنَ اللّهِ وَرَسُولِهِ إِلَى النَّاسِ يَوْمَ الْحَجِّ الأَكْبَرِ);
    ”An announcement from God and his Messenger, on the day of the Greater pilgrimage, to the people…” – Quran 9:3
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