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Adhan
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Adhan (AADHAN ADHAAN AZAN) -

The call for the daily prayers are called Adhan. The person who calls the Adhan is called a Mu'adhin. A Mu'adhin calls the Adhan five times a day before Muslims are to perform their daily Salah (Prayer).

The Adhan is composed of specific words and phrases to be recited loudly in the Arabic language so that the neighbors can recognize the time schedule for the prayers.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Adhan (ad-haan) -
The Muslim call to worship. The adhan consists of specific phrases, recited aloud in Arabic prior to each of the five daily worship times. Upon hearing the adhan, Muslims discontinue all activity and assemble at a local masjid for formal communal worship. (Source:CIE)

Adhan ()
The call to prayer. (Source:Taha Publication)

Ramadan (RAMAZAN RAMADHAN)

the holy month of prescribed fasting for the Muslims. It was during this month that the Quranic revelations began.
(Source:MSA-USC)

Ramadan (ra-ma-daan RAMADHAN)
The ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Ramadan is important because it is the month in which the first verses of the Qur'an were revealed to Muhammad. Thus, it is considered a blessed and holy month. Furthermore, Ramadan is the month in which Muslims fast daily from dawn to sunset to develop piety and self-restraint. (Source:CIE)

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