HyperDic: muhammadanism

English > 1 sense of the word Muhammadanism:
NOUNcognitionMuhammadanism, Islam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muslimismthe monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran
English > Muhammadanism: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran.
SynonymsIslam, Islamism, Mohammedanism, Muslimism
Category ofHad crime(Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran
Hadith(Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions
Kaaba, Caaba(Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine
Mahdi(Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion
Ramadan(Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset / sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan
Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God
Sunnah, Sunna, hadith(Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran
Ta'ziyeh(Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion
Tazir crime(Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims
Ummah, Umma, Muslim Ummah, Islamic Ummah, Islam NationThe Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan
eblis(Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology
genie, jinni, jinnee, djinni, djinny, djinn(Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals
halalconforming to dietary laws
halal(Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah
houri(Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise
imam, imaum(Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque
kismet, kismat(Islam) the will of Allah
masjid, musjid(Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mihrab(Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca
mihrab(Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug
mosque(Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
paynimA heathen
pillar of Islam(Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
shaitan, shaytan(Islam) a rebellious / rebellious jinni who leads men astray
NarrowerMahdismbelief in the appearance of the Mahdi
Salafism, Salafi movementA militant / militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels
ShiismThe branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs
Wahhabism, WahabismA conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia
Broadermonotheismbelief in a single God
Spanishislamismo, islam, Islam
Catalanislamisme, islam

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