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myuˈɛz ɪn, mu-muezzin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. muezzin, muazzin, muadhdhinnoun

    the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day


  1. muezzinnoun

    The person who issues the call to prayer from one of the minarets of a mosque.


  1. Muezzin

    The muezzin (Arabic: مُؤَذِّن) is the person who proclaims the call to the daily prayer (ṣalāt) five times a day (Fajr prayer, Zuhr prayer, Asr prayer, Maghrib prayer and Isha prayer) at a mosque. The muezzin plays an important role in ensuring an accurate prayer schedule for the Muslim community.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Muezzinnoun

    a Mohammedan crier of the hour of prayer

  2. Etymology: [Ar.]


  1. Muezzin

    A muezzin, or muzim, is the person appointed at a mosque to lead, and recite, the call to prayer for every event of prayer and worship in the mosque. The Muezzin's post is an important one, as he is the one responsible for each call to prayer. The community depends on him for accurate prayer schedules. Historically a muezzin would have recited the adhan or call to prayer by the minarets in order to be heard by those around the mosque. Now, mosques often have loudspeakers mounted on the top of the minaret and the muezzin will use a microphone allowing the call to prayer to be heard at great distances without climbing the minaret.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Muezzin

    mū-ez′in, n. the Mohammedan official attached to a mosque, whose duty it is to announce the hours of prayer.—Also Mued′din. [Ar.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Muezzin

    an official, usually blind, attached to a Mohammedan mosque, summons the faithful to prayers with a chant from a minaret.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of muezzin in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of muezzin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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