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Qur'an(koo-RAN)
or
Koran(ko-RAN)
the holy book of Islam
Hadith(ha-DEETH)
sayings and traditions of Prophet Muhammad
Shi'a(SHEE-a)
branch of Islam in which Muslims believe Prophet Muhammad's son-in-law (also cousin) Ali was the rightful leader after Prophet Muhammad's death
Sunni(SOONI)
branch of Islam in which Muslims believe Prophet Muhammad's father-in-law Abu Bakr was the rightful leader after Prophet Muhammad's death
Muhammad(moo-HAM-ed)
God's final prophet who perfected Islam, 570-632
Abu Bakr(a-BOO BAK-er)
frist caliph of Islam
Assalam aleikoom(salam oo-ALAY-kim)
Peace be with you.
Mosque(MOSK)
Muslim house of worship
Wa aleikoom assalam.(wa oo-ALAY-kum salam)
And may peace be with you.
Ali(A-lee)
Prophet Muhammad's son-in-law; a leading figure in the Shi'a branch of Islam
Omar Khayyam(O-mar ki-YAM)
Muslim poet who wrote the Rubaiyat
Caliph(KAY-lif)
successor or leader
Muezzin(moo-IS-in)
calls the faithful to prayer from a minaret
Minaret(min-eh-RET)
tower from which Muslims are called to prayer
Jihad(ji-HAD)
to struggle against oppression
Ismi(ISMI)
My name is...
Muawiya(MOO-ah-wee-ya)
caliph of Umayyad Dynasty, 661-684
Ibn Sina(IB-en SEE-na)
great Muslim scientist, 980-1037
5 Pillars of Faith
five duties all Muslims must fulfill
Kafir(KA-fir)
unbeliever
Kaaba(KA-ba)
Islam's holiest shrine, located in Makkah
Ramadan(ram-eh-DON)
month of fasting for Muslims
Ma'assalama(MA-a SALA-ma)
Go with peace.
al-Mansur(al-MAN soor)
second Abbasid caliph, 754-775
Abd al Malik(AB-dool MAY-lik)
caliph of Umayyad Dynasty, 685-705
Bedoulin(BED-oo-win)
desert nomad
Muslim(MUS-lim)
one who submits to the Will of God
Dromedary(DROM-e-dar-e)
single-humped camel
Islam(Iss-LAHM)
name of second largest religion in the world today; means "submission to God's Will"
Shookran(SHUK-ran)
thank you
Abd al-Rahman III(AB-dool RAH-man)
caliph who ruled the western Islamic Empire, 912-961
Harun al-Rashid(HAROON al-RASHID)
fifth Abbasid caliph, 786-809
Allahu Akbar(Al-LAH-ou AK-bar)
Arabic words for "God is great"
Allah(Al-LAH)
Arabic word for God
Arabic(AIR-uh-bick)
language of the Arabs
In sha Allah(IN sha AL-LAH)
God willing
Oasis(oh-A-sis)
a fertile place in the desert where there is water and trees
Caravan(CARE-a-van)
a company of travelers, especially of merchants or pilgrims
Pilgrimage(PILL-gra-mij)
a holy journey
Hajj(HAJ)
Muslim pilgrimage to Makkah
Monotheism(MON-eh-thee-iz-em)
practice of religion where there is only one God