Origin of MuslimAr, devoted believer from aslama, to resign oneself (to God)
An example of a Muslim is the rapper and actor Ice Cube.
- also Mos·lem A believer in or adherent of Islam.
- A member of the Nation of Islam; a Black Muslim.
Origin of MuslimArabic muslim one who surrenders active participle of 'aslama to surrender ; see Islam .
- Relating to believers of Islam.
From Arabic Ù…ÙØ³Ù’Ù„ÙÙ…ÙŒ (mÃºslimun, “one who submits"), the active participle of Ø£Ø³Ù’Ù„ÙŽÙ…ÙŽ (Ê¾Ã¡slama, “he submitted"), verb form IV from the triliteral root Ø³ Ù„ Ù… (s-l-m), "to be whole, intact". The verbal noun Ø¥Ø³Ù’Ù„Ø§Ù…ÙŒ (Ê¾islÄmun) means literally "submission". In a religious sense, al-IslÄm translates to "faith, piety", and Muslim to "one who has (religious) faith or piety".
- Abu-l-`Atahiya (q.v.), his contemporary, is fluent, simple and often didactic. Muslim ibn ul-Walid (ed.
- Macdonald's Muslim Theology (London, 1903), especially the creed of Ash`ari in Appendix iii.
- Macdonald, Muslim Theology (London, 1903); the Hidaya (trans.
- MUSLIM IBN AL-Hajjaj, the Imam, the author of one of the two books of Mahommedan tradition called Sahih, "sound," was born at Nishapur at some uncertain date after A.D.
- There are many Christian converts (chiefly Anglicans and Wesleyans) and Muslims. In the Northern areas are some Muslim tribes, as for instance the Susu.