noun. the second pillar of Islam is prayer; a prescribed liturgy performed five times a day (preferably in a mosque) and oriented toward Mecca.
- صلاة (Arabic)
- ܨܠܘܬܐ (Classical Syriac)
Example sentences of the word salat
1. Noun, singular or mass
Like salat, the chief aim of Dhikr is the remembrance of God above all else.
2. Verb, base form
Muslims are required to perform Friday salat at mosque, as Friday is the holy day and should be spent with other followers of the faith.
Performed five times a day, salat can take as little as five minutes to as long as a Muslim wishes to pray.