What is another word for Umma?

29 synonyms found


[ ˈʌmə], [ ˈʌmə], [ ˈʌ_m_ə]

The word "Umma" refers to a community, nation, or people. There are several synonyms that can be used in its place, including tribe, society, populace, population, clan, and civilization. These words all have different connotations and shades of meaning, depending on the context in which they are used. For example, "tribe" might refer to a group of people with a shared cultural identity, while "society" might be used to describe the social and economic structures of a particular group. "Population" and "populace" both refer to a group of people living in a particular area, while "civilization" implies a more complex and advanced society with a complex system of governance, culture, and technology.

How to use "Umma" in context?

Ancient Arabic term meaning mother. Ummah is a collective term that is used to refer to the Islamic community. The Quran states in Surah Al-Ma'idah: "And hold fast to Allah and the sincere worship of His Messenger andfooted, converging, towards Allah, sincere and humble oblations." The concept of Ummah emerged from the Treaty of Hudaybiyah which was signed between the prophet Muhammad and the Quraysh. The treaty stipulated that Muslims should live under the protection of their pagan overlords. The treaty also called for the establishment of a UC as a religious body.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular

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