Definition of Muazzin

1. Noun. The Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day.

Exact synonyms: Muadhdhin, Muezzin
Generic synonyms: Announcer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muazzin

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Literary usage of Muazzin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes on Missionary Subjects by Robert Needham Cust (1889)
"The Imam leads the devotions, the muazzin calls to prayers from the lofty ... The writer of this notice has stood by the side of the muazzin in an oasis of ..."

2. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"... the muazzin (the caller to Namaz), the reward for him is Paradise. ... Hence he should answer the muazzin, that is, he should repeat the words of the ..."

3. A History of the Great Moghuls: Or, A History of the Badshahate of Delhi by Pringle Kennedy (1905)
"The muazzin (crier to prayer) followed him and begged that he might be allowed to accompany him. The Shaikh said he might do so. ..."

4. The Tarikh-i-rashidi: A History of the Moghuls of Central Asia; an English by Dughlát Muhammad Haidar, N. Elias, Edward Denison Ross (1895)
"The muazzin [crier to prayer] followed him and begged that he might be allowed to accompany him. The Shaikh said he might do so. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... but Agha Muhammad, with extraordinary presence of mind, remained in his tent, and at the first appearance of dawn his " muazzin," or public crier, ..."

6. The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period by John Dowson, Henry Miers Elliot (1873)
"... the muazzin cried aloud the summons to prayer, and he reverently sat down on the second step. When he was getting up again his foot slipped, ..."

7. The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the by François Pyrard (1890)
"After this rencontre, the muazzin made the call to prayer at sun-down, and the Grand Vizier entered his house, saying, ' Tis said, forsooth, ..."

8. Notes on Missionary Subjects by Robert Needham Cust (1889)
"The Imam leads the devotions, the muazzin calls to prayers from the lofty ... The writer of this notice has stood by the side of the muazzin in an oasis of ..."

9. A Gift for Muslim Women by Muḥammad ʻĀshiq Ilāhī (2001)
"... the muazzin (the caller to Namaz), the reward for him is Paradise. ... Hence he should answer the muazzin, that is, he should repeat the words of the ..."

10. A History of the Great Moghuls: Or, A History of the Badshahate of Delhi by Pringle Kennedy (1905)
"The muazzin (crier to prayer) followed him and begged that he might be allowed to accompany him. The Shaikh said he might do so. ..."

11. The Tarikh-i-rashidi: A History of the Moghuls of Central Asia; an English by Dughlát Muhammad Haidar, N. Elias, Edward Denison Ross (1895)
"The muazzin [crier to prayer] followed him and begged that he might be allowed to accompany him. The Shaikh said he might do so. ..."

12. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... but Agha Muhammad, with extraordinary presence of mind, remained in his tent, and at the first appearance of dawn his " muazzin," or public crier, ..."

13. The History of India, as Told by Its Own Historians: The Muhammadan Period by John Dowson, Henry Miers Elliot (1873)
"... the muazzin cried aloud the summons to prayer, and he reverently sat down on the second step. When he was getting up again his foot slipped, ..."

14. The Voyage of François Pyrard of Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the by François Pyrard (1890)
"After this rencontre, the muazzin made the call to prayer at sun-down, and the Grand Vizier entered his house, saying, ' Tis said, forsooth, ..."

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