dhikr

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic ذكر

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dhikr (plural dhikrs)

  1. an Islamic prayer whereby a phrase or expression of praise is repeated continually
    • 2001: We prayed together and we practised dhikr, the recitation of the ninety-nine revealed names of God. — Yann Martel, Life of Pi