muezzin


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mu·ez·zin

 (myo͞o-ĕz′ĭn, mo͞o-)
n. Islam
The crier who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day.

[Ottoman Turkish müezzin or Persian muazzin, from Arabic mu'aḏḏin, active participle of 'aḏḏana, to call to prayer; see azan.]
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muezzin

(muːˈɛzɪn)
n
(Islam) Islam the official of a mosque who calls the faithful to prayer five times a day from the minaret
[C16: changed from Arabic mu'adhdhin]
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mu•ez•zin

(myuˈɛz ɪn, mu-)

n.
a crier who calls Muslims to prayer.
Compare minaret.
[1575–85; < Turkish müezzin < Arabic mu'adhdhin]
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muezzin

A crier or caller to prayer who announces prayer times from the minaret of a mosque.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.muezzin - the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a daymuezzin - the Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day
announcer - someone who proclaims a message publicly
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Translations
мюезин
mujezin
müezzin
muezin
mujezin

muezzin

[muːˈezɪn] Nalmuecín m, almuédano m
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muezzin

[muˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m
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muezzin

nMuezzin m
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muezzin

[muːˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m inv
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References in classic literature ?
There --still high elevated above the rest of the company, to whom he vivaciously cries --he seems some Turkish Muezzin calling the good people to prayers from the top of a tower.
Adhan, the call summoning the faithful to prayer, delivered by a muezzin, has rang out from atop the minarets of mosques around the world for the last 15 centuries, ever since the Islamic commonwealth of nations began in the seventh century to spread its wings to the West an East - where, indeed, the twain did actually meet, and meet in a communal sense of reference and devout compliance to a shared faith.
Adhan, the call summoning the faithful to prayer, delivered by a muezzin, has rang out from atop the minarets of mosques around the world for the last 15 centuries, ever since the Islamic commonwealth of nations began in the seventh century to spread its wings to the West an East -- where, indeed, the twain did actually meet, and meet in a communal sense of reference and devout compliance to a shared faith.
For instance, watches/clocks are used to set azan/namaz time as no muezzin can go to see the sun's position in sky.
A senior Bangladeshi muezzin, who has been working in Bahrain for nearly three decades, told the GDN on the condition of anonymity that while the men were not given official reasons for the repatriation, the incidents seem to be an apparent direct response to the grisly slaying of a Bahraini imam by a Bangladeshi muezzin.
Examination, investigations and technical reports confirmed that the body was of the Imam of Bin Shaddah Mosque who had been killed and cut into pieces by the Muezzin (caller for prayer).
Israel's interior ministry is stripping him of his role as chief muezzin of El-Jazzar mosque in the northern city of Acre after having ruled that his participation in the 2017 competition was "incompatible" with his religious role.
Librethat mosque can accommodate about 268 worshippers with a main prayer hall for 220 men and 48 women, and with residences for the imam and the muezzin, along other amenities.
"Amman is the only city in Jordan where you will hear the voice of just one muezzin," he says.
He added that if prayers were not held at the specified time, the prayer leader, muezzin and management committee were responsible and should be booked.
It also comprises an open courtyard, an ablution area, several toilets, two houses for the Imam and Muezzin. (Supplied photo)
Ishaq was a seminary teacher while sabir was the muezzin of a mosque.