Definition of namaz-e-janaza in English:

namaz-e-janaza

noun

Islam
  • In South Asia: a funeral prayer; the Islamic funeral service.

Pronunciation

namaz-e-janaza

/nəˌmɑːzeɪdʒəˈnɑːzə/ /nəˌmɑːzɪdʒəˈnɑːzə/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Urdu namāz-e-janāzā and its etymon Persian namāz-e-janāzā from namāz + -e- of + Urdu janāzā bier, funeral procession, funeral (from Persian janāza from Arabic janāza, jināza).