shahada

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic شَهَادَة (šahāda, witnessing).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sha‧ha‧da

Noun[edit]

shahada (usually uncountable, plural shahadas or shahadat)

  1. (Islam, especially theosophy) The Islamic declaration of belief in the unity of God, one of the five pillars, the formal content of which is the kalima (a minimal Islamic creed).

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Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic شَهَادَة (šahāda, witnessing).

Noun[edit]

shàhādā̀ f (plural shahādōdī, possessed form shàhādàr̃)

  1. (Islam) shahada
  2. (Islam) martyrdom, death in a holy war
  3. certificate
    Synonyms: satifikat

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

shahada f (plural shahadas)

  1. Alternative spelling of chahada

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic شَهَادَة (šahāda).

Noun[edit]

shahada (n class, plural shahada)

  1. testament, evidence
  2. diploma, certificate
  3. (Islam) shahada (declaration of faith)

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