bismillah

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بِسْمِ اللّٰه (bismi llāh, in the name of God), the first word in the Qur'an; بِـ (bi-, by) + اِسْم (ism, name) + الله (allāh, God).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbɪsmɪˈlɑː/

Interjection[edit]

bismillah

  1. In the name of Allah! (a Muslim exclamation)

Related words[edit]