Definition of Kalam

1. Noun. (Islam) speculative theology ¹



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Definition of Kalam

1. a type of Muslim theology [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalam

kakodyl
kakodyls
kakorrhaphiophobia
kakoxene
kaks
kakuro
kakuros
kal-
kala-azar
kala azar
kala juggah
kalaemia
kalafungin
kalakand
kalakukko
kalam (current term)
kalamata
kalamata olive
kalamata olives
kalamatas
kalamdan
kalamdans
kalamkari
kalamkaris
kalams
kalan
kalanchoe
kalanchoes
kalans

Literary usage of Kalam

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1. A Oriental Biographical Dictionary: Founded on Materials Collected by the by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene (1881)
"... the poetical name of Wasfi, or praiseworthy, and the title of Mushkin-kalam, that is to say, out of whose pen flowed musk. He is the author of several ..."

2. The Guide of the Perplexed of Maimonides by Moses Maimonides, Michael Friedländer (1885)
"... and such an argument is not founded on the propositions of the kalam ; on the contrary it is a logical proof based on the theory of substance and form, ..."

3. Memorandum on the Progress of the Madras Presidency During the Last Forty by Seshayangar Srinivasa Raghavaiyangar (1893)
"... of paddy per Tanjore kalam (24 ' Measures) for a series of years in the Tanjore District. The mode of calculating the average current selling price for ..."

4. History of the Jews by Heinrich Graetz, Philipp Bloch (1902)
"... the Caliph Haroun Alrashid—Spread of the Jews in Europe—The Caliphs and the Jews—The study of philosophy—Sahal—The kalam— ..."

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