مسلم

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the active participle of أَسْلَمَ(ʾaslama, to surrender, to become a Muslim), from the root س ل م(s-l-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. (Islam) Muslim
    Hyponyms: شِيعِيّ(šīʿiyy), سُنِّيّ(sunniyy)
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Adjective[edit]

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 ʾahla l-kitābi ʾillā bi-llatī hiya ʾaḥsanu ʾillā allaḏīna ẓalamū minhum wa-qūlū ʾāmannā bi-llaḏī ʾunzila ʾilaynā wa-ʾunzila ʾilaykum wa-ʾilahunā wa-ʾilahukum 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[edit]
  • Afrikaans: moslem
  • Dutch: moslim
  • English: Muslim
  • German: Muslim

Proper noun[edit]

مُسْلِم (muslimm

  1. A male given name
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from the passive participle of سَلَّمَ(sallama, to preserve, to hand over intact, to accept), from the root س ل م(s-l-m).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

مُسَلَّم (musallam)

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

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

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
س ل م

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Arabic مُسْلِم(muslim).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mus.lim/, [ˈmus.lɪm]
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Adjective[edit]

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

  1. Muslim

Noun[edit]

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

  1. Muslim