Muhammad

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Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of Arabicمُحَمَّد(muḥammad, praised, commendable, laudable), the passive participle of ⁧حَمَّدَ(ḥammada, to praise, commend, laud, extol). From the same triconsonantal root ⁧ح م د(ḥ-m-d) as, but distinct from, Mahmud.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mʊˈhɑməd/, /mʊˈhæməd/
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Proper noun[edit]

Muhammad (plural Muhammads)

  1. (uncountable) The figure who introduced Islam, the man to whom the Qur'an was revealed; considered a prophet by Muslims and Baháʼís.
    Shias believe that Ali succeeded the prophet Muhammad as leader of the Ummah.
  2. (uncountable) The 47th sura (chapter) of the Qur'an.
  3. (countable) A male given name from Arabic very popular among Muslims.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Mahomet was the predominant form until the late 1700s. Mohammed was the predominant form from then until the 1940s, when it was overtaken by Muhammad, which has been predominant ever since. Other forms which are now quite common are Mohammad, Mohamed, and Muhammed, which all came into common use after the 1820s.

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Finnish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicمُحَمَّد(muḥammad).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmuhɑmːɑd/, [ˈmuɦɑ̝mːɑ̝d]
  • Rhymes: -uhɑmːɑd
  • Syllabification(key): Mu‧ham‧mad

Proper noun[edit]

Muhammad

  1. Muhammad (prophet of Islam)

Usage notes[edit]

Language purists prefer the spelling "Muhammad", but "Muhammed" is the traditional and more popular transliteration into Finnish.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Muhammad (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Muhammad Muhammadit
genitive Muhammadin Muhammadien
partitive Muhammadia Muhammadeja
illative Muhammadiin Muhammadeihin
singular plural
nominative Muhammad Muhammadit
accusative nom. Muhammad Muhammadit
gen. Muhammadin
genitive Muhammadin Muhammadien
partitive Muhammadia Muhammadeja
inessive Muhammadissa Muhammadeissa
elative Muhammadista Muhammadeista
illative Muhammadiin Muhammadeihin
adessive Muhammadilla Muhammadeilla
ablative Muhammadilta Muhammadeilta
allative Muhammadille Muhammadeille
essive Muhammadina Muhammadeina
translative Muhammadiksi Muhammadeiksi
abessive Muhammaditta Muhammadeitta
instructive Muhammadein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of Muhammad (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Muhammadini Muhammadini
accusative nom. Muhammadini Muhammadini
gen. Muhammadini
genitive Muhammadini Muhammadieni
partitive Muhammadiani Muhammadejani
inessive Muhammadissani Muhammadeissani
elative Muhammadistani Muhammadeistani
illative Muhammadiini Muhammadeihini
adessive Muhammadillani Muhammadeillani
ablative Muhammadiltani Muhammadeiltani
allative Muhammadilleni Muhammadeilleni
essive Muhammadinani Muhammadeinani
translative Muhammadikseni Muhammadeikseni
abessive Muhammadittani Muhammadeittani
instructive
comitative Muhammadeineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative Muhammadisi Muhammadisi
accusative nom. Muhammadisi Muhammadisi
gen. Muhammadisi
genitive Muhammadisi Muhammadiesi
partitive Muhammadiasi Muhammadejasi
inessive Muhammadissasi Muhammadeissasi
elative Muhammadistasi Muhammadeistasi
illative Muhammadiisi Muhammadeihisi
adessive Muhammadillasi Muhammadeillasi
ablative Muhammadiltasi Muhammadeiltasi
allative Muhammadillesi Muhammadeillesi
essive Muhammadinasi Muhammadeinasi
translative Muhammadiksesi Muhammadeiksesi
abessive Muhammadittasi Muhammadeittasi
instructive
comitative Muhammadeinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Muhammadimme Muhammadimme
accusative nom. Muhammadimme Muhammadimme
gen. Muhammadimme
genitive Muhammadimme Muhammadiemme
partitive Muhammadiamme Muhammadejamme
inessive Muhammadissamme Muhammadeissamme
elative Muhammadistamme Muhammadeistamme
illative Muhammadiimme Muhammadeihimme
adessive Muhammadillamme Muhammadeillamme
ablative Muhammadiltamme Muhammadeiltamme
allative Muhammadillemme Muhammadeillemme
essive Muhammadinamme Muhammadeinamme
translative Muhammadiksemme Muhammadeiksemme
abessive Muhammadittamme Muhammadeittamme
instructive
comitative Muhammadeinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative Muhammadinne Muhammadinne
accusative nom. Muhammadinne Muhammadinne
gen. Muhammadinne
genitive Muhammadinne Muhammadienne
partitive Muhammadianne Muhammadejanne
inessive Muhammadissanne Muhammadeissanne
elative Muhammadistanne Muhammadeistanne
illative Muhammadiinne Muhammadeihinne
adessive Muhammadillanne Muhammadeillanne
ablative Muhammadiltanne Muhammadeiltanne
allative Muhammadillenne Muhammadeillenne
essive Muhammadinanne Muhammadeinanne
translative Muhammadiksenne Muhammadeiksenne
abessive Muhammadittanne Muhammadeittanne
instructive
comitative Muhammadeinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative Muhammadinsa Muhammadinsa
accusative nom. Muhammadinsa Muhammadinsa
gen. Muhammadinsa
genitive Muhammadinsa Muhammadiensa
partitive Muhammadiaan
Muhammadiansa
Muhammadejaan
Muhammadejansa
inessive Muhammadissaan
Muhammadissansa
Muhammadeissaan
Muhammadeissansa
elative Muhammadistaan
Muhammadistansa
Muhammadeistaan
Muhammadeistansa
illative Muhammadiinsa Muhammadeihinsa
adessive Muhammadillaan
Muhammadillansa
Muhammadeillaan
Muhammadeillansa
ablative Muhammadiltaan
Muhammadiltansa
Muhammadeiltaan
Muhammadeiltansa
allative Muhammadilleen
Muhammadillensa
Muhammadeilleen
Muhammadeillensa
essive Muhammadinaan
Muhammadinansa
Muhammadeinaan
Muhammadeinansa
translative Muhammadikseen
Muhammadiksensa
Muhammadeikseen
Muhammadeiksensa
abessive Muhammadittaan
Muhammadittansa
Muhammadeittaan
Muhammadeittansa
instructive
comitative Muhammadeineen
Muhammadeinensa