Word of the Day – Adhan

By September 16, 2020Word of the Day

Adhan (also Azan) (noun)

a-zhan

The Muslim call to ritual prayer made by a muezzin from the minaret of a mosque (or now often played from a recording).

Mid 19th century from Arabic ‘aḏān ‘announcement’.

Example sentences

“Right across Marrakech you can hear azhan several times a day.”

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