- (Islam) A prophet or messenger in Islam; Muhammad, as a special messenger of God.
- (Christianity) apostle
- Kisah Para Rasul ― Acts of the Apostles
- “rasul” in Online Great Dictionary of the Indonesian Language [Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia Daring], Jakarta: Language Development and Fostering Agency — Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic Indonesia, 2016.
From Arabic رَسُول (rasūl). Called an “arabism” by Falzon, but this may mean merely that the word was already highly archaic in the mid-19th century. At any rate it was inherited, not introduced later by Muslim captives, because old sources show that the place Għajn Rasul was always understood as “Spring of the Apostle [Paul]”.
- (obsolete) Synonym of