fatiha

noun, often capitalized fa·ti·ha \ˈfätēˌhä\
variants: or

fatihah

\ˈfätēˌhä\

Definition of fatiha

plural

-s

  1. :  the short opening sura of the Koran used by Muslims as a prayer

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Origin and Etymology of fatiha

Arabic fātiḥah that which opens or begins


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