乃瑪子

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Chinese[edit]

 
to be; thus; so; therefore; then; only; thereupon
agate; cornelian
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
trad. (乃瑪子)
simp. (乃玛子)

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]

Noun[edit]

乃瑪子

  1. salat, prayer

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used only by Muslims in China.