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? asked in Society & CultureHolidaysRamadan · 2 months ago

Why do muslims pray in arabic when nearly 80 percent dont speak arabic?

They dont have a clue what they are saying

8 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago
    Favourite answer

    Brainwashing Muftis teach the only way to allah is through prayer, and it must be in arabic

  • 1 month ago

    the quran and the language of mohammad was classical arabic. this a language that very few people in the world can speak today. some people will lie and claim that claim classical arabic is the same as modern arabic. it just takes a seconds to look this up, but muslims want. they would rather lie!

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  • 2 months ago

    To keep all Muslims on Earth on the same page. If it was allowed to pray the five daily contact prayers in the local tongue, differences would creep in. Thus we Muslims pray the five daily contact prayers in Arabic the same worldwide. Since I am an Urdu-speaking Muslim from Pakistan, I keep the Urdu translation at the back of my mind during contact prayers. As for supplication ("dua" in Arabic), it can be made in any language. Thus the Islamic faith has remained intact worldwide for over 1400 years and shall remain so until the Day of Resurrection Insyallah (God willing)!

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    the translation is available on the internet

    besides it is easy to memorise when young

  • 2 months ago

    It was revealed in Arabic, so it has been a preference ever since. It is relatively straight forward and easily remembered and memorized. People know the meaning of prayers. It is easier than learning ABC. God says in the Quran He made it simple and to not make it complex. All commands are easy to follow. 

  • Mintee
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    they learn from someone who knows the language what it means.. also these days with internet, you can find the Quran translations in any language on earth. so no excuse to not know what it means... 

  • 2 months ago

    Same reason why Christians prayed in Latin for centuries?

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