Borrowed around 1615 from Arabic مُسْلِم ("one who submits"), the of أَسْلَمَ, from the triliteral root , "to be whole, intact". The verbal noun إسْلام means literally "submission". In a religious sense, الْإِسْلَام translates to "faith, piety", and مُسْلِم to "one who has (religious) faith or piety".
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