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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.]

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]

mu•ez•zin

(myuˈɛz ɪn, mu-)

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

muezzin

A crier or caller to prayer who announces prayer times from the minaret of a mosque.
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
Translations
мюезин
mujezin
müezzin
muezin
mujezin

muezzin

[muːˈezɪn] Nalmuecín m, almuédano m

muezzin

[muˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m

muezzin

nMuezzin m

muezzin

[muːˈɛzɪn] nmuezzin m inv
References in classic literature ?
muezzins, brahmins, medicine-men, confessors, eminences, elders,
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.
Mosque prayer criers or muezzins in western Saudi Arabia on Tuesday used minarets to ask people to avoid coming out in the heavy rains and perform prayers in their homes instead.
It provides services for the public and mosques' Imams and Muezzins for an easier communication between the two sides.
Saci Ahmed Abdelhafid, wali de Tlemcen, et Daach Sidi-Ali, directeur de la formation aupres du ministere des Affaires religieuses et des Wakfs, ont preside, mardi dernier, a l'Institut national islamique d'Imama du chef-lieu de wilaya, la ceremonie de sortie de la 3e promotion des imams, maitres coraniques et muezzins.
The department of mosques, which functions under the Ministry of Islamic Affairs, Endowments, Call and Guidance, directed imams and muezzins of all mosques in the Kingdom to ensure an adequate supply of power and water during the holy month to cater to the increased number of Muslims, who will visit the mosques for Taraweeh which follows the regular Isha prayer.
Bu Melha said the DIHQA is dedicated to encourage Quran memorisers, imams and muezzins, irrespective of how old they are.
Mosques in the Kingdom will soon have close circuit cameras and a smart control system to monitor imams and muezzins (prayer callers) as they perform prayers religious rituals and deliver sermons.
Abu Dhabi: The General Authority for Islamic Affairs and Endowments came under fire on Tuesday from members of the Federal National Council for its low presence of Emirati imams, mosque leaders and muezzins (who call the faithful to prayer.
Sporting a yellow shirt and sunglasses, Hassen tells Sunday's Zaman why Channel 4 chose him out of hundreds and thousands of other muezzins, the response he has received from the UK public and his underlying passion to share his love of God and spread the beauty of Islam.
Brahim Frej, a remis, mercredi a Essaouira, un don royal aux moqdems, imams et muezzins de la zaouia Regraguiya, et ce a l'occasion de la celebration du Moussem annuel des chorfas Regraguiynes.
The Cabinet also approved proposals on maintenance of the Muharraq-based Bahrain Sports Club, build a mosque named "Faisal bin Hamad" in Hamad Town, honour long-serving imams and muezzins, assign a specialised company to monitor the dilapidated houses project and develop a strategy for GCC family tourism compatible with religious precepts, social values and genuine Bahraini traditions.