مسلم

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Arabic

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Etymology 1

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Root
س ل م (s l m)
21 terms

Derived from the active participle of أَسْلَمَ (ʔaslama, to surrender, to become a Muslim).

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مُسْلِم (muslimm (plural مُسْلِمُون (muslimūn), feminine مُسْلِمَة (muslima))

  1. (Islam) Muslim
    Hyponyms: شِيعِيّ (šīʕiyy), سُنِّيّ (sunniyy)
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Adjective

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مُسْلِم (muslim) (feminine مُسْلِمَة (muslima), masculine plural مُسْلِمُون (muslimūn), feminine plural مُسْلِمَات (muslimāt))

  1. Muslim
  2. submitting, accepting, believing.
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 29:46:
      وَلَا تُجَادِلُوا أَهْلَ الْكِتَابِ إِلَّا بِٱلَّتِي هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِلَّا الَّذِينَ ظَلَمُوا مِنْهُمْ وَقُولُوا آمَنَّا بِالَّذِي أُنْزِلَ إِلَيْنَا وَأُنْزِلَ إِلَيْكُمْ وَإِلَهُنَا وَإِلَهُكُمْ وَاحِدٌ وَنَحْنُ لَهُ مُسْلِمُونَ
      wa-lā tujādilū ʔahla l-kitābi ʔillā bi-llatī hiya ʔaḥsanu ʔillā allaḏīna ẓalamū minhum wa-qūlū ʔāmannā bi-llaḏī ʔunzila ʔilaynā wa-ʔunzila ʔilaykum wa-ʔilahunā wa-ʔilahukum wāḥidun wa-naḥnu lahu muslimūna
      Mufti Taqi: Do not debate with the people of the Book unless it is in the best manner, except with those of them who commit injustice. And say, “We believe in what is sent down to us and sent down to you, and our God and your God is One, and to Him we submit (ourselves).”
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Descendants
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  • Afrikaans: moslem
  • Chinese: 穆斯林 (mùsīlín)
  • Dutch: moslim
  • English: Muslim
  • German: Muslim
  • Japanese: ムスリム
  • Malay: Muslim

Proper noun

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مُسْلِم (muslimm

  1. a male given name
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Etymology 2

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Root
س ل م (s l m)
21 terms

Derived from the passive participle of سَلَّمَ (sallama, to preserve, to hand over intact, to accept).

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Adjective

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مُسَلَّم (musallam)

  1. unimpaired, intact, unblemished, flawless
  2. accepted, uncontested, incontestable, indisputable, incontrovertible
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References

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  • Wehr, Hans (1979) “سلم”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Malay

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Proper noun

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مسلم

  1. Jawi spelling of Muslim.

South Levantine Arabic

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Root
س ل م
8 terms

Etymology

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Learned borrowing from Arabic مُسْلِم (muslim).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /mus.lim/, [ˈmus.lɪm]
  • Audio (al-Lidd):(file)

Adjective

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مسلم (muslim) (feminine مسلمة (muslime), common plural مسلمين (muslimīn))

  1. Muslim

Noun

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مسلم (muslimm (plural مسلمين (muslimīn), feminine مسلمة (muslime))

  1. Muslim