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"Prophet Muhamad"

Translation:Mtume Muhamad

September 19, 2018



I thought the word "Nabii" was also used for prophet in Islam.


in Swahili both 'mtume' and 'nabii' mean prophet, both in Islam and Christianity


That's interesting that nabii is also used for prophet. I'm guessing that the first word is Swahili while nabii of course comes from Arabic. Nabii is also the word for prophet in other Semitic languages: e.g., Hebrew נביא and Aramaic נבי (Jewish Palestinian Aramaic, Christian Palestinian Aramaic, Samaritan Aramaic, Syriac ܢܒܝܐ).

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