Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The first chapter (sura) of the Koran.

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  • n. the first or opening sura of the Quran which is the central prayer of Islam and is used on all special occasions as well as during the five daily prayers

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Examples

  • Then, after reciting the fatihah, we set sail over Allah's pool in all joy and cheer, promising ourselves a prosperous voyage and much profit.

    Tehran Winter

  • The Orderly took off his shoes, and, standing with his face towards the moon, and towards Mecca, he murmured the fatihah from the Koran.

    Donovan Pasha, and Some People of Egypt — Volume 2

  • Then he crept back again to the wall of the house, where he huddled between a Berberine playing a darabukkeh and a man of the Fayoum who chanted the fatihah from the Koran.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • It commenced with the recital of surah al-fatihah, followed by a welcoming speech delivered by the event's chairperson, Dk Roslinawati bte Pg Hj Oman.

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  • The event began with the mass recital of surah al-fatihah.

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  • Home Affairs, Awg Roslan bin Hj Tajaah and his wife, commenced with the recital of surah al-fatihah and a doa, followed by a welcoming speech by the chairman of the event, the

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  • The ceremony began with a recital of surah al-fatihah led by the guest of honour, followed by surah ad-dhuha to surah al-massad recited by the khatam participants.

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  • The event began with a recital of the surah al-fatihah led by Lt Colonel Abd Ghani bin Hj

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  • The event began with the recital of surah al fatihah led by Awg Haji Idris bin Haji Aji,

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  • The competition began with the recitation of al-fatihah led by Ustaz Hj Ahmad bin Hj Mohd Noor, followed by a welcoming remark delivered by the chairman, Prisons Superintendant, Hj Ismail bin Hj Murat.

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