noun. ['ˈaɪmæm'] (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide.
- nonreligious person
- امام (Arabic)
Rhymes with Imam
Sentences with imam
1. Noun, singular or mass
Domes also help to amplify the voice of an imam giving a sermon, enabling all worshipers to listen.
Quotes about imam
1. Whoever treads a path seeking knowledge, Allah will make easy for him the path to Paradise."(reported by Ibn Majah and others, fulfilling the conditions of Imam al Bukhari and Imam Muslim)