Translation of imam in Spanish:


imán, n.

Pronunciation /ɪˈmɑm//ɪˈmɑːm/


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    imán masculine
    • The bilal calls the faithful to prayer, and the imam leads them in prayer.
    • Cell phones also ring at other mosques while imams give their Friday sermon and lead the five daily prayers.
    • His father, the imam of a neighborhood mosque that was destroyed in tribal conflict, was killed in prison.
    • Among those who attended were several imams of mosques and teachers at Muslim madrasas.
    • There are a number of traditional religious practitioners as well as Muslim imams, Catholic priests, and Protestant ministers.
    • Muezzins invoke a call to prayer, reminding everyone it is either time to pray or to call them to the mosque, and imams lead the prayers.
    • He was the son of the imam at the Mapiliyia Mosque and provincial Islamic cleric.
    • On Fridays Muslims attend a service at a mosque in which an imam leads the prayer and usually gives a sermon.
    • A shortage of qualified imams means British mosques look abroad for clerics, often to Saudi Arabia or Pakistan.
    • The men sat outside the house with the imam, who led the wedding prayers.
    • While there is a prayer leader, or imam, in the mosque, they are not a priest, simply a person who knows a great deal about Islam.
    • In it the man or father functions as the imam in accordance with the patriarchal nature of Islam.
    • The imams from 12 mosques are meeting this week to discuss calling for a vote for Respect.
    • While I was offering a supererogatory prayer, the imam entered the obligatory prayer.
    • The imam is a prayer leader, the muezzin the caller to prayers in each community.
    • So, at most madrasa graduates can aspire to become teachers in madrasas, imams in mosques or else open another madrasa of their own.
    • Thousands gathered to welcome the imam of the grand mosque in Makkah on his visit to Lancashire.
    • It would be mad for people just to run off to the local mosque and expect the imam to greet you with open arms.
    • This is the view of most of the imams preaching in the mosques in the West.
    • He was walking with an imam who feared his mosque was under threat.