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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.
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.
Summary: Shereen Reda blasts muezzins, accusing them of scaring children and tourists
The court said Wednesday that the ban, also outlawing the activity of muezzins, infringed on freedoms of religion and speech.
There is no doubt that the city is taking advantage of the atmosphere and the proposed 'muezzin law' in order to be seen as fighting muezzins in Lod, and citing statutes out of the belief that it will deter us," Alfar&nbsp;(http://www.
As for some muezzins who use radios or mobile phones to call for prayer, rather than their own voices, he said the call to prayer is a ritual in Islam and every mosque has a salaried muezzin, and the ministry complies with regulations issued by fatwa organizations in the country regarding religious and legal matters, and does not allow for any violations of this.
Summary: "The 10-year-old contest, which is gaining popularity, was only limited to male kids, youngsters, youth, imams, and muezzins.
17 (BNA): Members of the Sunni Endowments Directorate, Imams and Muezzins (prayer callers) have denounced the heinous attack which targeted a police patrol in Karbabad killing one security officer and injuring two others.
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.
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.