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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 ?
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.
The Islamic Foundation has distributed cheques for interest free loans and financial supports among 54 Imam and Muezzins from six upazilas of the district here on Wednesday, reports BSS.
'Muezzins are venerate in Islam, but the first in it to become one, in this case an African Arab, is held in special regard because he is viewed as a symbol of how Islam does not define human beings by their national, ethnic, racial or class background, but by their taqwa, or piety.'
The Minister of Religious Affairs was speaking on the sidelines of the launch of the second training session organised in coordination with the Rachidia Institute of Tunisian music for muezzins.
AT least 44 Bangladeshi imams and muezzins (prayer callers) have been fired and asked to leave Bahrain since October, it has been claimed.
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs has opened three new mosques with residences for the imams and the muezzins, located in the Aba Al-hiran, Librethat and Al-Seej areas.
The loudspeakers are set to the loudest pitch owing to which a single azan cannot be heard properly when all muezzins call for prayer simultaneously.
6 (BNA): The Jaffari Endowments Directorate has issued a circular for imams, muezzins and preachers to adhere to the instructions of the Higher Committee to oversee the integrity of the elections, based on the directives of the committee chairman and Minister of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali bin Abdulla Al Khalifa.
I still prefer the chorus of a multitude of muezzins. There's something magical about the sound of several adhans all imperfectly following one another, something raw, and very real.
Two Turkish muezzins, or prayer leaders, Hadi Darwan and his colleague Hafez Ibrahim, had come from the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul to sing Sufi poetry before leading the dervishes' dance.
The department of mosques, which has directed imams and muezzins to keep the place tidy and ensure adequate supply of power and water during the holy month to cater the increased number of Muslims.
"Aside from judging Sherine Reda, we have to really admit that we have a major issue in the selection of Muezzins to deliver adhan, or call for prayer, to people in different areas," Ehsan Yasser, 45 years old, university professor, living in Al-Haram district, said.