Baha'i

Baha'i
noun (plural Baha'is) Etymology: Persian bahā'ī, literally, follower of Bahā' Allāh (from Arabic, splendor of God) Date: 1889 an adherent of a religious movement originating in Iran in the 19th century and emphasizing the spiritual unity of mankindBaha'i adjectiveBahaism nounBahaist noun or adjective

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  • bahaʾi — baha<>ʾ<>i o behaísmo Religión fundada en Irán a mediados del s. XIX por Bahā Ullāh. Surgió del babismo cuando en 1863 Bahāʾ Allāh afirmó que él era el mensajero de Dios anunciado por El Bāb. Antes de su muerte en 1892, nombró a su hijo… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Baha'i — 1889, mystical, tolerant Iranian religion founded by a Mirza Ali Mohammed ibn Radhik, Shiraz merchant executed for heresy in 1850, and named for his leading disciple, Baha Allah (Pers. splendor of God; ultimately from Arabic). It also is… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Baha'i — UK / US or Bahai UK [bəˈhaɪ] / US noun [uncountable] the religion established in Iran in the 19th century that considers that all religions are equally important and wants peace in the world …   English dictionary

  • Baha'i — Der Schrein des Bab in Haifa, Israel, gehört zum Weltkulturerbe und ist eines der zentralen Pilgerziele der Bahai …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baha’i — Der Schrein des Bab in Haifa, Israel, gehört zum Weltkulturerbe und ist eines der zentralen Pilgerziele der Bahai …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bahá'í — Der Schrein des Bab in Haifa, Israel, gehört zum Weltkulturerbe und ist eines der zentralen Pilgerziele der Bahai …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Baha'i — Bahaïsme Article connexe : Translittération baha ie. Le bahaïsme aussi connue sous le nom de religion bahá’íe (prononcer baˈhaːʔiː), béhaïsme ou de foi bahá ie a été fondée par le Persan Mirzâ Husayn Alî (1817 1892) en 1863 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bahá'í — Bahaïsme Article connexe : Translittération baha ie. Le bahaïsme aussi connue sous le nom de religion bahá’íe (prononcer baˈhaːʔiː), béhaïsme ou de foi bahá ie a été fondée par le Persan Mirzâ Husayn Alî (1817 1892) en 1863 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Baha'i — /beuh hah ee, huy /, n., pl. Baha is, adj. n. 1. a religion founded in Iran in 1863 by Husayn Ali (called Bahaullah) teaching the essential worth of all religions, the unity of all races, and the equality of the sexes. 2. an adherent of Baha i.… …   Universalium

  • Bahaʾi — Religion founded in Iran in the mid 19th century by Bahā Ullāh. It emerged from Bābism when in 1863 Bahāʾ Ullāh asserted that he was the messenger of God predicted by the Bāb. Before his death in 1892, he appointed his son ʽAbd ol Bahā to lead… …   Universalium

  • Baha'i — Ba•ha• i [[t]bəˈhɑ i, ˈhaɪ[/t]] n. pl. ha• is, adj. 1) ear a religion founded in Iran and teaching the essential worth of all races and religions and equality of the sexes 2) ear an adherent of Baha i 3) ear of or pertaining to Baha i or Baha is… …   From formal English to slang

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