صلوة

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Etymology[edit]

Logogram of Classical Syriac ܨܠܘܬ(ṣəlōṯā). From the root ص ل و(ṣ-l-w).

Noun[edit]

صَلَوٰة (ṣalāhf (plural صَلَوَٰت(ṣalawāt))

  1. Obsolete spelling of صَلَاة(ṣalāh)
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 2:238:
      حَٰفِظُوا۟ عَلَىٰ ٱلصَّلَوَٰتِ وَٱلصَّلَوٰةِ ٱلْوُسْطَىٰ وَقُومُوا۟ لِلهِ قَٰنِتِينَ
      Preserve your prayers, and [especially] the middle prayer, and stand in obedience to Allah.

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References[edit]

  • Bowker, John (1997) The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, New York: Oxford University Press, page 843