Umma definition

o͝omə
The worldwide community of Muslims.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
umma
Plural:
ummas

Origin of umma

  • Arabic ’umma nation, people, community from Aramaic ’umməṯā from Akkadian ummatu troop ʕmm in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition