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)

أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لَا إِلَٰهَ إِلَّا اللّٰهُ وَأَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا رَسُولُ اللّٰهِ (ʾašhadu ʾan lā ʾilāha ʾillā llāhu waʾanna muḥammadan 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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