Definitions

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  • n. a Loloish language

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Examples

  • This is the first outburst of Mohamadan bigotry we have met, and by those who know so little of the creed that it is questionable if one of them can repeat the formula: “La illaha illa lahu Mohamad Rasulela salla lahu, a leihi oa Salama.”

    The Last Journals of David Livingstone from 1865 to His Death

  • For instance, chap. X, v. 1, "The Lord appointed other seventy also," where the Maya has _xan lahcatu cankal_, "seventy-two;" and again chap. XV, v. 4, the ninety-nine sheep are increased to _bolon lahu uaxackal_, one hundred and fifty-nine!

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  • So "bu'dan lahu" = away with him, abeat in malam rem; and "Suhkan lahu" = Allah and mercy be far from him, no hope for him I

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  • Yousuf Ali's English translation is a pretty good approximation: Waalla-ee ya-isna mina almaheedi min nisa-ikum ini irtabtum fa'iddatuhunna thalathatu ashhurin waalla-ee lam yahidna waolatu al-ahmali ajaluhunna an yada'ana hamlahunna waman yattaqi Allaha yaj'al lahu min amrihi yusran.

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  • As for the hadeeth: 'Whoever says one hundred times a day:' Laa ilaaha illAllaah wahdahu la shareeka lahu … .. 'the hadeeth.

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  • Ash hadu ala ilha ill Allah wa hadahu la shareeka lahu wa ash hadu an-na Muhammadan abduhu wa rasuluh. and then:

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  • “Ash hadu an la ilaha illa Allah wahdahu la shariika lahu wa anna Muhammadan ’abduhu wa Rasuluh,” he recited fervently, stressing the central tenet of his faith that there is no God but Allah, Who has no equals, and that Muhammad is His Servant and messenger.

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  • In any case, he added, having so many words for a single concept was, in fact, one way to celebrate an important civilizing phenomenon ta’diman lahu.

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  • The Arabs, he explained, usually make an effort to name only complex concepts so abundantly — i.e., only those difficult to grasp (ma chtadda al fahmu lahu) or treacherous to their hearts (aw katura khuturatuhu ’ala kulubihim).

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  • This is the first outburst of Mohamadan bigotry we have met, and by those who know so little of the creed that it is questionable if one of them can repeat the formula: "La illaha illa lahu Mohamad Rasulela salla lahu,

    The Last Journals of David Livingstone, in Central Africa, from 1865 to His Death, Volume I (of 2), 1866-1868

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