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Meaning of "wudu" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WUDU

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PRONUNCIATION OF WUDU

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WUDU

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Wudu is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WUDU MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Wuḍūʾ (Arabic: الوضوء‎ al-wuḍūʼ IPA: ; Persian: آبدست‎ ābdast  Urdu: وضوء‎ / ALA-LC: wuz̤ūʾ IPA: ; Turkish: abdest ; Bengali: ওযু ozū ; Indonesian: wudhu ; Chechen: Lamaz etsar ; Bosnian: abdest ; Kurdish: destniwêj(دەست نوێژ) ; Somali: weeso ) is the Islamic procedure for washing parts of the body using water, typically in preparation for formal prayers (salat). The Qur'an says "For Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean." Muslims are also required to be clean when handling and reading the Qur'an. The Qur'an says "Which none shall touch but those who are clean." Purification of the body and clothes is called taharah. The Islamic prophet Muhammad said that "Cleanliness is half of faith". To have taharah for the body, one should do either ghusl or wuḍūʾ. Wuḍūʾ is often translated as "partial ablution", as opposed to ghusl, or "full ablution". Muslims often recite the Durood and Ayatul Kursi after ablution...

Definition of wudu in the English dictionary

The definition of wudu in the dictionary is the practice of ritual washing before daily prayer. Other definition of wudu is a room designated for ritual washing before daily prayer.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WUDU

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wulfenite
Wulfila
wunderkind
Wundt
Wuppertal
wurley
wurlie
wurst
wurtzite
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wushu
Wusih
wuss
wussier

WORDS THAT END LIKE WUDU

bundu
Chengdu
compte rendu
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fondu
greater kudu
Hindu
Kathmandu
Katmandu
kudu
lesser kudu
malentendu
nandu
pendu
perdu
pudu
Tamil Nadu
teledu
tendu
Urdu

Synonyms and antonyms of wudu in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «wudu» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WUDU

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武都
1,325 millions of speakers

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wudu
570 millions of speakers

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wudu
510 millions of speakers

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wudu
380 millions of speakers
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الوضوء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вуду
278 millions of speakers

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wudu
270 millions of speakers

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ওযু
260 millions of speakers

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ablutions
220 millions of speakers

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Wudu
190 millions of speakers

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wudu
180 millions of speakers

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ウートー
130 millions of speakers

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wudu
85 millions of speakers

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Wudu
85 millions of speakers
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Wudu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வுடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वाडू
75 millions of speakers

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abdest
70 millions of speakers

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wudu
65 millions of speakers

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wudu
50 millions of speakers

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вуду
40 millions of speakers

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wudu
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Wudu
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wudu
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Translator English - Swedish

wudu
10 millions of speakers
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Wudu
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WUDU»

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WUDU»

Discover the use of wudu in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wudu and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language: Containing the ...
35. Wuda - cuL'rfille, wudu-cearfille. Wood - chervil, wild chervil; sylvestre cherefolium, leonticc, cacalia, gingidium sylvestre, Cot. 207: Herb. 86. Wuda-land Wood-land j sal- tuosa terra: — Wudae - land, Test. Mlfied. Wud-bind, wudu-bind.
Joseph Bosworth, 1838
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Concise Description of Islamic Law and Legal Opinions
minor ablutions, wudu' and ghusl) without help. He who is able to perform wudu' by himself and still somebody else to help him or does that for him, must renew his wudu', but if one is unable to do so because of disability, or for medical ...
Muḥammad ibn al-Ḥasan Ṭūsī, 2008
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The New Encyclopedia of Islam
wupu for the purposes of ablution, and the person performs a wudu' before each prayer. In effect, the conditions of the state of purity are of a subtle nature and the legal definitions are indicative rather than absolute. The wudu' consists of the ...
Cyril Glassé, 2008
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Body of Text: The Emergence of the Sunni Law of Ritual Purity
[3] Earlier (qabla dhalika), the Madinans used to say: If he touches his genitals with any of the parts of the body that are washed in wudu' (mawadi' al-wudu'), it necessitates wudu'. Then they abandoned this opinion and said: He must perform ...
Marion Holmes Katz, 2012
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A Dictionary of the Anglo-saxon Language. - London, Longmann ...
Wuda - czarfille, wudu-cearfille. Wooo- CHERVIL, wild cheroil; sylvestre chercfolium, leontice, cacalia, gingidium sylvestre, Cot. 207: Herb. 86. Wuda-land WOOD-LAND; saltuosa terraz—Wudin - land, Test. /Eljled. Wad-bind, wudu-bind.
Joseph Bosworth, 1838
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The Pillars of Islam & Iman
"Whoever touches his penis, he should not pray until he performs Wudu (ablution )." (Tirmidhi classed it as authentic, Bukhari said it is the most authentic Hadith related to the issue). Things which do not nullify Wudu 1 . Touching a woman with  ...
Shaikh Muhmmad bin Jamil Zeno, 1996
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An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary: Based on the Manuscript ...
350, 7. Da wudubearwas nemora, Nar. 22, 15. Drihten sende ceferas, da adilegedan ealle wude- beorwas, Wulfst. 221, 17. wudu-bend wood-bine: — Wudubend. Genim itysse wyrte wyrttruman fíe man capparis and 6)>rum naman wudubend ...
Joseph Bosworth, Thomas Northcote Toller, 1882
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Al-Muwatta Of Iman Malik Ibn Ana
17 Yahya related to me from Malik that he saw Rabi'a ibn 'Abd ar-Rahman vomit several times when he was in the mosque and he did not leave, nor did he do wudu' before he prayed. Yahya said that Malik was asked whether a man who ...
Anas,, 2013
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Voices of Islam: Voices of life : family, home, and society
The old man said, "I'd like for you to teach me to do wudu'." Shocked and a bit annoyed, the scholar said, "What? In all these years has no one taught you to perform the daily ablutions?" "Yes, my father taught them to me when I was a boy, but ...
Vincent J. Cornell, 2007
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We Are Muslims:Elementary Grade 2 (TB)
Making. Wudu. TUNE IN: • Do you know that Muslims make a special washing before their prayers? THIS IS HOW WE MAKE WUDU We make Wudu with clean and pure water. We wash certain parts of the body. Some of the parts are washed  ...
Dr.Abidullah Ghazi, Dr.Tasneema Ghazi

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WUDU»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wudu is used in the context of the following news items.
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Does Vaginal Exam Invalidate Gynecologist's Wudu'?
I want to know if my wudu' is gone if I did a vaginal exam for a female for medical reasons. We are in Ramadan and I want to keep my wudu' while working to ... «Onislam.net, Jul 15»
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Dhikr and Du`aa' in the Toilet: Allowed?
If you are making wudu' (ablution) in a sink with a toilet right next to it (as in most homes today), does that change what dhikr (mention of Allah) you can make? «Onislam.net, May 15»
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Does Touching Women Break the Wudu'?
The first view is attributed to Imam As-Shafi`i, who states that touching woman breaks wudu' even if one does not have desire or lust as long as the woman he ... «Onislam.net, Mar 15»
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Do I Need to Make Wudu' after Ghusl?
If, while taking a shower or bath, you washed/gargled your mouth and rinsed your nostrils then you need not to make a fresh wudu'. Your wudu' is already ... «Onislam.net, Dec 14»
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Prayer room for Muslims opens at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Ehsanul Islam, a pharmacy manager at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, demonstrates using the hospital's new Wudu Room in New Hyde Park Friday, Nov. «Newsday, Dec 14»
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Khutbah: Wudu (Ablution) Fiqh, Rules, Purification & Blessings
In other words, one wudu, if you do it properly, will cause all of these sins to be forgiven. Then when he stands up to pray Allah will raise his rank even more. «MuslimMatters, Nov 14»
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Do Cigarettes and Drugs Nullify Wudu'?
Though smoking does not nullify Wudu', a smoker should clean his mouth from the bad smell resulting from smoking before coming to the mosque. «Onislam.net, Oct 14»
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Press Using Older Photos of Alton Nolen Over Recent One in …
... For Jumar 9/5/2014 & Peforming Wudu!!!" Wudu is "the Islamic procedure for washing parts of the body using water, typically in preparation for formal prayers." ... «NewsBusters, Sep 14»
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Muslim women in India can now buy lipstick without worrying about …
Makeup also interferes with wudu, the ritual washing performed before ... The products are also wudu-friendly because they can be washed away quickly with ... «Quartz, Sep 14»
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Ask Ali: Should abayas be attracting attention and explaining wudu
Dear Ali: I feel that in Islamic culture, the laws are a bit demanding when it comes to praying, with each person having to do “wudu” (ablution) and wear new ... «The National, May 14»

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