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Greetings in the name of Allah

Arabic translation: بسـم الله

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English term or phrase:In the name of God
Arabic translation:بسـم الله
Entered by: Fuad Yahya
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04:34 Dec 21, 2001
English to Arabic translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: Greetings in the name of Allah
As a greeting
Richard Yanni
بسـم الله
Explanation:
I am guessing that you are referring to the Basmala (BISMILLAHIRRAHMANIRRAHEEM). The Basmala is not a greeting, although it is written at the top of correspondence. It functions as a pious opening. This is how it is used in the recitation of the Qur'an, and is likewise used in speeches and letters. It is thought to be an adaptation of the Christian “In nomine,” with the Trinitarian dimension flattened.

The full version is:

بسـم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Pronounced: BISMILLAHIRRAHMANIRRAHEEM

The shorter version (“In the name of God”) is written:

بسـم الله
Pronounced: BISMILLAH

Fuad
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Fuad Yahya
Grading comment
Shukran jazirra!
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بسـم الله


Explanation:
I am guessing that you are referring to the Basmala (BISMILLAHIRRAHMANIRRAHEEM). The Basmala is not a greeting, although it is written at the top of correspondence. It functions as a pious opening. This is how it is used in the recitation of the Qur'an, and is likewise used in speeches and letters. It is thought to be an adaptation of the Christian “In nomine,” with the Trinitarian dimension flattened.

The full version is:

بسـم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Pronounced: BISMILLAHIRRAHMANIRRAHEEM

The shorter version (“In the name of God”) is written:

بسـم الله
Pronounced: BISMILLAH

Fuad

Fuad Yahya
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 7167
Grading comment
Shukran jazirra!
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