Definition of Allahu Akbar in English:

Allahu Akbar

exclamation

  • A phrase meaning ‘God is most great’, used by Muslims in prayers and as a general declaration of faith or thanksgiving.

    • ‘crowds of people gathered, shouting ‘Allahu Akbar!’’

Pronunciation

Allahu Akbar

/əˌläho͞o ˈäkˌbär/ /əˌlɑhu ˈɑkˌbɑr/ /əˌlaho͞o ˈakˌbär/ /əˌlæhu ˈækˌbɑr/ /ˌäləho͞o ˈäkˌbär/ /ˌɑləhu ˈɑkˌbɑr/ /ˌaləho͞o ˈakˌbär/ /ˌæləhu ˈækˌbɑr/

Origin

Arabic allāhu akbar, from allāhu nominative of allāh ‘God’ + akbar ‘great’.