Definitions

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  • n. A (usually male) companion of the Prophet Muhammad.

Etymologies

From Arabic صحابي (ʂaħābi), Companion, from صحب (ʂáħiba), to be a companion. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Prophet 'and Zahid Hamid as his' Sahabi 'remained unavailable.

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • According to reports from eyewitnesses as well as opposition sites, Haleh Sahabi seems to have died of heart attack after a scuffle broke when pro-regime plainclothes thugs tried to take away the corpse.

    Setareh Sabety: Last Drop

  • If we don't mourn by organizing and reaching out to one another, we have not really mourned the death of Haleh Sahabi, the last drop in our bursting at the seams bucket of sorrow.

    Setareh Sabety: Last Drop

  • The 54-year-old daughter of Ezzatollah Sahabi, an esteemed opposition figure who had served prison terms during both the Shah and the Mullah's reigns.

    Setareh Sabety: Last Drop

  • Associated Press An unidentified man touches the shrouded body of Ezzatollah Sahabi, a prominent Iranian dissident who died at 81.

    Pressure Rises on Iran Leader

  • European Pressphoto Agency DEATH AT A FUNERAL: Security forces attacked the funeral of activist Ezatollah Sahabi, leaving his daughter dead.

    Photos of the Day: June 1

  • The official Iranian news agency, IRNA, said the 56-year-old activist, Haleh Sahabi, died from shock and heat exhaustion, and wasn't attacked.

    Pressure Rises on Iran Leader

  • Witnesses and family members said uniformed security forces and plainclothes Basij militia, the organization that led Iran's violent crackdown on protesters in 2009, swarmed the funeral of Ms. Sahabi's father, opposition figure Ezatollah Sahabi.

    Pressure Rises on Iran Leader

  • Ms. Sahabi, a prominent women's-rights activist, had been serving a two-year prison sentence for attending opposition rallies in 2009 and was released from jail to see her father, a former revolutionary who later turned against the Islamic regime, after he suffered a stroke a few weeks ago.

    Pressure Rises on Iran Leader

  • One militiaman approached Ms. Sahabi and tore up a picture of her father she was carrying, according to witnesses.

    Pressure Rises on Iran Leader

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