What is another word for Ta'ziyeh?

3 synonyms found


[ tˈazɪjˌe͡ɪ], [ tˈazɪjˌe‍ɪ], [ t_ˈa_z_ɪ_j_ˌeɪ]

Ta'ziyeh is an Urdu word that represents an Islamic ritual and a form of religious theatre. The word Ta'ziyeh originates from the Arabic phrase "Tat'ziyat al-Sahrā" which refers to consoling the family of a deceased person. Ta'ziyeh is a form of lamentation and mourning over the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his followers at Karbala in AD 680. Some synonyms for the word Ta'ziyeh include "Marsiya" which means a poem recited in honor of the dead, "Noha" which refers to an elegy depicting the death of a religious figure, and "Soz" which means an expression of grief. Together, these words describe powerful and poignant forms of religious expression that reflect the grief, sorrow, and deep piety of Islamic culture.

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What are the hypernyms for Ta'ziyeh?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    religious ceremony, funeral procession, Cultural event, Dramatic mourning, Iranian folk theatre, Shia Muslim tradition, Traditional Shia sadness, mourning ritual.

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