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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salat, salaat, salah, salaah(noun)

    the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca


  1. Salah

    Salah is the practice of formal worship in Islam. Its importance for Muslims is indicated by its status as one of the Five Pillars of Islam, with a few dispensations for those for whom it would be difficult. People who find it physically difficult can perform Salah in a way suitable for them. To perform valid Salah, Muslims must be in a state of ritual purity, which is mainly achieved by ritual ablution, according to prescribed procedures. Under the Hanbali School of thought, a person who doesn't pray 5 times a day is a disbeliever. The other 3 schools of thought say that the person who doesn't pray 5 times a day is just a sinner. Prayer is regarded as a dividing line between a believer and a non-believer. Salah consists of the repetition of a unit called a rakʿah consisting of prescribed actions and words. The number of obligatory rakaʿāt varies from two to four according to the time of day or other circumstances. The minimal,obligatory rakaʿāt may be supplemented with acts that are optional but are considered meritorious. Prayer is fard for all Muslims except those who are retarded, prepubescent, very sick, lactating, pregnant, menstruating, frail and elderly or travelling on a long journey.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salah in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Salah Abdeslam:

    We prefer to see Salah in prison than in a cemetery.

  2. Nathalie Gallant:

    He's waiting to know if Salah is dead or still on the run.

  3. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel:

    We caught Salah Abdeslam in a few months. It took 10 years to find Bin Laden.

  4. Sven Mary:

    Salah Abdeslam has asked me to inform you that he wishes to leave for France as quickly as possible.

  5. Dirk Coosemans:

    It's Salah Abdeslam all over again, this one was there to be a suicide terrorist, and he didn't do it.

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