What does the word "Islam" literally mean?

faith
prophecy
truth
submission
Islam is the only major religion, along with Buddhism (if we consider the name of the religion to come from budh "to awake, know, perceive", and not the Buddha), whose name is not related to a person or ethnic group, but to the central idea of the religion.
Debbie Fox
0
Correct this question
7
Very interesting!
reach: rather globalArabiaetymologyIslamreligions

Answers by country

faith
prophecy
truth
submission
answers
flagNigeria
12%
8%
6%
66%
50
flagCanada
18%
2%
16%
63%
125
flagGermany
18%
6%
13%
60%
1679
flagKazakhstan
27%
5%
8%
58%
155
flagAustralia
18%
8%
13%
58%
115
flagUkraine
17%
15%
9%
57%
319
flagAustria
20%
8%
12%
57%
226
flagSwitzerland
20%
14%
6%
57%
103
flagRussia
27%
6%
8%
56%
736
flagthe Netherlands
19%
9%
14%
56%
62
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
6%
12%
55%
580
flagKG
28%
3%
6%
55%
59
flagItaly
9%
17%
17%
54%
84
flagKenya
32%
5%
9%
52%
53
flagthe United States
20%
11%
15%
51%
726
flagthe United Arab Emirates
29%
4%
12%
50%
116
flagPoland
19%
15%
14%
49%
12976
flagSaudi Arabia
37%
2%
11%
49%
89
flagPakistan
29%
3%
20%
46%
210
flagIndia
32%
10%
16%
39%
439