Mohammed

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mohammed

  1. A male given name: alternative spelling of Muhammad
  2. Alternative spelling of Muhammad (the prophet who introduced Islam).

Usage notes[edit]

  • This was the predominant spelling from the late 1700s (when it overtook Mahomet) until the 1940s, when it was overtaken by Muhammad, which see for more.

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic مُحَمَّد (muḥammad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoː.(h)a.mɛt/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): /moˈha.mɛt/ (less common)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔɐ̯.mɛt/ (sometimes in casual speech)

Proper noun[edit]

Mohammed m

  1. Muhammad (the prophet of Islam)
  2. A male given name very popular among Muslims

Usage notes[edit]

  • The spelling Mohammed remains the common one in German, at least when referring to the founder of Islam. The spelling Muhammad is chiefly restricted to scientific and inner-Islamic usage.