Allahu Akbar

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Allahu Akbar

(ˈæləˌhu ˈakˌbaː)
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(Islam) Islam an exclamation used in the call to prayer and also used as a call to the defence of Muslims, an expression of approval, and a funeral litany
[from Arabic, literally: God is most great]
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He began the Eid sermon with Takbir (exclaiming God is Great), glorifying and thanking Allah the Almighty for His many blessings.
It is recommended that both men and women observe Eid prayer in an open field as is clear in the hadith narrated by Um Atiya, may Allah be please with her, who said: "We used to be ordered to come out on the day of Eid and even to bring the virgin girls from their houses and menstruating women so that they might stand behind the men and say takbir along with them and hope for the blessings of that day for purification from sins".
As has been observed that in the Muslim World, applauses are replaced by loud shout of Takbir or Nara-e-Takbir (in Urdu and Persian both), as solidarity, a group of people responds to it with Allahu Akbar (Allah is the greatest).
Meanwhile, the media committee of the hunger strike announced that church bells would ring and mosques would broadcast takbir,"God is great", at noon on Thursday in the occupied Palestinian territory in a show of solidarity with the hunger strikers.
Ninth: Remembrance of Allah The servant who contemplates during rituals of Haj about Talbiyah, Takbir, Tahlil (saying La ilaha ill Allah), supplication, as well as the two revelations (Qur'an and Sunnah) which speak about them, will find that an increase in remembrance of Allah is from the greatest wisdoms and aims of Haj.
The three dailies reported that Israeli soldiers stationed at Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah shot and injured a Palestinian young man purportedly for running at a soldier shouting Allahu Akbar; [an Islamic phrase, called Takbir in Arabic, meaning 'God is greater' or 'God is [the] greatest.
OHe wants that you must complete the same number (of days) and that you must magnify Allah ( ie to say Takbir ( Allahu Akbar; Allah is the Most Great) for having guided you so that you must be grateful to Him (2:185)O.
It is also preferable to say Takbir (Allah is the greatest) softly when heading to Musalla and going back home.
He said the Islamic world is going through a difficult time when one Muslim kills another while reciting the takbir (God is great) and the victim dies reciting the takbir.
Now, the word Takbir is a prompt used to trigger Muslims to chant "Allah Akbar", and has become a routine at Islamist gatherings.
Auparavant, Rached Ghannouchi, comme le reste des intervenants a cette joute verbale sabbatique sur la grande avenue tunisoise, ponctuee de takbir, n'ont pas arrete de dire qu'Ennahdha ne quittera pas le pouvoir
They defied the intimidating expressions and the authorities of torture and broke the prison barriers with Takbir, poetry, beautiful sentiments and singing.