Moslem

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒzləm/, /ˈmɒsləm/

Noun[edit]

Moslem (plural Moslems)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of Muslim

Usage notes[edit]

Muslim has been the more common spelling since the 1940s, and is now at least an order of magnitude more common[1]. The spelling Moslem is frequently retained by anti-Islamic groups.

Adjective[edit]

Moslem (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Alternative spelling of Muslim

References[edit]

  1. ^ “Muslim, Moslem”, in Google Books Ngram Viewer[1], accessed November 2, 2017

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔslɛm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mos‧lem

Noun[edit]

Moslem m (genitive Moslems, plural Moslems or Mosleme, feminine Moslemin)

  1. (chiefly colloquial) Alternative form of Muslim
    Antonyms: Nichtmoslem, Kafir

Usage notes[edit]

In formal standard German, Muslim is now more common [1], whereas Moslem continues to be the predominant form in colloquial German. It is also commonly used by Muslims themselves, albeit possibly to a lesser degree.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “Muslim, Moslem”, in Google Books Ngram Viewer[2], accessed November 2, 2017

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