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1. sawm

noun. the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan.

Synonyms

  • pillar of Islam

Etymology

  • صوم (Arabic)
  • ܨܘܡܐ (Classical Syriac)

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Example sentences of the word sawm


1. Noun, singular or mass
However, all will observe the practice of siyyam or sawm, a period of fasting that promotes dedication to prayer and to God.

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