شهادة

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Etymology[edit]

Verbal noun of شَهِدَ (šahida, to witness).

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Noun[edit]

شَهَادَة (šahādaf (plural شَهَادَات (šahādāt))

Examples (the shahada)

لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ مُحَمَّدٌ رَسُولُ اللّٰهِ
(lā ʾilāha ʾillā llāhu muḥammadun rasūlu llāhi)

  1. verbal noun of شَهِدَ (šahida) (form I)
  2. testimony, witness, evidence, deposition
  3. statement
  4. certificate, certification, testimonial, affidavit
  5. diploma
  6. attestation, attest
  7. credentials, identification
  8. creed, (Islam) shahada, the Muslim creed, the declaration of belief in the unity of God
  9. martyrdom

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