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  1. sawm(noun)

    the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan

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  1. sawm(Noun)

    fasting, abstention, abstinence; the third of the five pillars of Islam (during the month of Ramadan, Muslims abstain from food, drink, gambling, and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset. Sawm is regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. Contrary to popular non-Islamic belief, its observance by Muslims is not confined to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.)

  2. Origin: From صوم, from ܨܘܡܐ.

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  1. Sawm

    Sawm is an Arabic word for fasting regulated by Islamic jurisprudence. In the terminology of Islamic law, sawm means to abstain from eating and drinking during daylight hours. The observance of sawm during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan is one of the Five Pillars of Islam, but is not confined to that month.

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