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  • noun Arabic symbol used in the Qur'an, indicating that the reciter should follow the example of the prophet Muhammad in prostrating himself before Allah at that point in the verse.

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  • Thanks to Google's autosuggester we know that popular searches beginning with this character are:

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    In spite of which ۩ itself returns no results. According to decodeunicode.org it's the Qur'anic Place of Sadjah Sajdah (and the Wikipedia link above does work accordingly).

    June 14, 2009

  • Place of Sajdah. It's a mark you might find in a hotel room, for example, to indicate the direction of prayer (i.e. towards Mecca). My understanding is that sajdah is the act of pressing one's forehead to the ground during Muslim prayer.

    June 15, 2009