乃玛子

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 乃瑪子

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نماز (namâz), from Middle Persian 𐭥𐭮𐭢𐭣𐭤 (namāč, namāz, reverence, prostration, prayer) / 𐬥𐬀𐬨𐬁𐬰 (namāz), from the Indo-Iranian root *namas- (to bow, prostrate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin nǎimǎzi
Zhuyin ㄋㄞˇ ㄇㄚˇ ㄗ˙
IPA (key) /naɪ̯²¹⁴⁻³⁵ ma̠²¹⁴ d͡z̥z̩⁴/

Noun[edit]

乃玛子 (simplified, Pinyin nǎimǎzi, traditional 乃瑪子)

  1. salat, prayer

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used only by Muslims in China.