بسمل

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Etymology[edit]

Synthetic quadriliteral verb (Form Iq) derived from the consonants of the phrase بِسْمِ اللّٰه(bismi llāh, in the name of God).

Verb[edit]

بَسْمَلَ (basmala) Iq, non-past يُبَسْمِلُ‎‎ (yubasmilu)

  1. (Islam) To say: بِسْمِ الْلّٰهِ (الْرَحْمٰنِ الْرَحِيمِ)(bismi llāhi [r-raḥmāni r-raḥīmi], in the name of God [the Compassionate, the Merciful]).
  2. (Christianity) To recite the Trinitarian formula (بِاسْمِ الْأَبِ وَالِابْنِ وَالرُّوحِ الْقُدُسِ(bi-smi l-ʾabi wa-l-ibni wa-r-rūḥi l-qudusi, In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit))

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