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Meaning of "iftar" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IFTAR

From Arabic iftar the breaking of the fast; compare Id-ul-Fitr.
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PRONUNCIATION OF IFTAR

iftar  [ˈɪftɑː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IFTAR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Iftar is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IFTAR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

iftar

Iftar

Iftar, refers to the evening meal when Muslims break their fast at the time of sunset, right at the time of maghrib adhan before Maghrib prayer, during the Islamic month of Ramadan.

Definition of iftar in the English dictionary

The definition of iftar in the dictionary is the meal eaten by Muslims to break their fast after sunset every day during Ramadan.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IFTAR


avatar
ˈævəˌtɑː
consulta
kɒnˈsuːltɑː
Eurostar
ˈjʊərəʊˌstɑː
four-star
ˈfɔːˌstɑː
guitar
ɡɪˈtɑː
hectare
ˈhɛktɑː
instar
ˈɪnstɑː
Janata
ˈdʒʌnətɑː
Katar
kæˈtɑː
loadstar
ˈləʊdˌstɑː
matata
mɑːtɑːtɑː
Qatar
kæˈtɑː
star
stɑː
Starr
stɑː
sunstar
ˈsʌnˌstɑː
superstar
ˈsuːpəˌstɑː
ta
tɑː
tar
tɑː
Telstar
ˈtɛlˌstɑː
Yogyakarta
ˌjəʊɡjɑːˈkɑːtɑː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IFTAR

if
if only
if the cap fits
if the worst comes to the worst
if you please
IFA
IFAD
IFC
Ife
iff
iffier
iffiest
iffy

WORDS THAT END LIKE IFTAR

acoustic guitar
all-star
altar
bass guitar
child star
co-star
electric guitar
five-star
Gibraltar
lead to the altar
mortar
nectar
North Star
plantar
pop star
rising star
rock star
shooting star
tartar
Tatar

Synonyms and antonyms of iftar in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «iftar» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IFTAR

Find out the translation of iftar to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of iftar from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «iftar» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

开斋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

iftar
570 millions of speakers

English

iftar
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इफ्तार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الإفطار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ифтар
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

iftar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ইফতারের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

iftar
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Iftar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Iftar
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

イフタール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

이프 타르 (Iftar)
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Iftar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

iftar
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

இப்தார்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इफ्तार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iftar
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

iftar
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

iftar
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

іфтар
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

iftar
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ιφτάρ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

iftar
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

iftar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

iftar
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of iftar

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IFTAR»

The term «iftar» is very widely used and occupies the 21.225 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IFTAR» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «iftar» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «iftar» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about iftar

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IFTAR»

Discover the use of iftar in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to iftar and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Large Scale Systems 2004: Theory and Applications
Furthermore, a similar approach can be undertaken for different types of interconnections, such as systems interconnected through inputs and/or outputs ( e.g., see (iftar and Ozgiiner, 19876)). Overlapping decompositions on input and output ...
Yuzo Ohta, Masao Ikeda, 2005
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Food Culture in the Near East, Middle East, and North Africa
The Iftar meal excels in both quality and quantity. The whole spectrum of the cuisine of the Near and Middle East and North Africa is put on the table. There are sometimes games connected with these meals. A pearl may be mixed into rice, ...
Peter Heine, 2004
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The Ramadan of Shaikh al Hadith Muhammad Zakariyya and our ...
Dates and Zamzam were important in iftar. People who came in from hajj gave dates and Zamzam as gifts for Hadrat, which were saved for Ramadan. A certain amount of Zamzam was specially saved for Ramadan, but the dates were served if ...
Dr. Mohammad Ismail Memon Madani
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Islamic Beliefs, Practices, and Cultures
Many enjoy iftar outdoors because there is an abundance of halal restaurants in South Africa, especially in Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg. Most of the Muslims living in South Africa are of Indian descent. Their ancestors came mainly  ...
Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2010
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Sharing Lights on the Way to God: Muslim-Christian Dialogue ...
M.A. thesis on fasting, discovered that Muslims often observe the fasting of Ramadan even when they do not consider themselves religious, because they find the atmosphere in the breaking of the fast after sunset (iftar) socially attractive .
Pim Valkenberg, 2006
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Islamic Schools in Modern Turkey: Faith, Politics, and Education
Iftar dinners serve as venues for members ofthe Imam-Hatip school community to network. By drawing significant numbers of people, including local and national politicians, iftar dinners also provide opportunities for Islamist civil societies to ...
Iren Ozgur, 2012
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Principles of Islam.
When you perform Iftar (ending the fast) at the house of some body else, say this prayer: "May it please Allah that the fasting people may perform Iftar at your house and pious people may enjoy the hospitality of food provided by you! May the ...
A. H. Qasmi, 2006
8
Ramadan and Diabetes
... phase as required Insulin continuation During Ramadan Reduce dose by 30% Reduce by 20% give at Suhur Same dose at Suhur 50% dose at Iftar 20% dose reduction at bed time At Iftar At dinner Halfthe dose at Suhur Basal at Iftar + bolus  ...
Abdul H. Zargar, M.D., Sanjay Kalra, M.D., 2013
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Delhi Metropolitan: The Making of an Unlikely City
leader of the Opposition, invited various prominent Muslims for Iftar. Iftar had hit the social radar.' Previous to this, they were quiet occasions, not parties. Members of the Muslim community would without fanfare distribute iftari to the poor, but in ...
Ranjana Sengupta, 2007
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Islam and Peacebuilding:
TheTCC's iftar dinner attendance hassincegrown andnow includes more nonMuslims. When I attendedthe iftar dinners of 2006, 2007,and 2008, the diverse backgrounds of theattendees pleasantly surprised me. The Muslims who attended the ...
John L. Esposito, Ihsan Yilmaz, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IFTAR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term iftar is used in the context of the following news items.
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No A-listers, But This Iftar Party Was Special - NDTV.com
Iftar parties are very much the flavor of this month. In the month of Ramzan, the fast is broken with a light meal known as Iftar. A dictionary of ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
2
The go-to Iftar place in Mumbai - The Hindu
During Ramzan nights, as chants of Tarabi, a prayer during the holy month, echo through the narrow alleys, the aroma of delectable food wafts ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
BJP legislator opposes AG's Iftar party - Deccan Herald
In the letter to the chief justice, Madhusudana stated that as per the AG's invitation, the Iftar party will be held in his office located on the court ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»
4
Tanzifco hosts Iftar evening for staff and family …
Tanzifco Emirates, an FM service provider specialised in cleaning and allied services, hosted a grand Iftar at the Al Khaima Arabic Café, Dubai ... «Construction Week Online, Jul 15»
5
An Iftar where religion meets - Oneindia
For the past 14 years, it has been providing free iftar meals to the needy. The Ramadan kitchen has staff from all walks of life and feeds upto ... «Oneindia, Jul 15»
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The City of Nawabs: An Extravagant Iftar Trail in Lucknow - NDTV …
The City of Nawabs: An Extravagant Iftar Trail in Lucknow Popularly referred to as 'the city of Nawabs', Lucknow still evokes an old world charm ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
7
Sri Lankans host fellow Muslim compatriots for Iftar - Gulf Times
COMING TOGETHER: The SLFC hosted Sri Lankan Muslim Majlis members for Iftar. By Umer Nangiana In a first, one of the most active Sri ... «Gulf Times, Jul 15»
8
allAfrica.com: Tanzania: Telecom Offers Iftar to Elderly in Isles
Zanzibar — Local telecommunication company, Zantel Tanzania yesterday donated food supplies to old people in need during the holy month ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
9
Mega Iftar party held in Rajouri
Maj General DA Chutervedi, GOC Ace of Spades Div, was the chief guest at the Iftar party while people from all the walks of society and senior ... «GreaterKashmir.com, Jul 15»
10
PM to hold Niti Ayog meetings during Iftar party to ensure …
Since no secular politician wants to be seen missing from Iftar parties, we can expect a full house. Between the tasty bites of Haleem and ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Iftar [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/iftar>. Jun 2021 ».
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