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Ajam is a British world fusion group that mixes traditional Iranian musical instruments with modern rap. They draw from a variety of musical traditions including Balochi music, Kurdish music, Arabic music, Azeri music and Khorasani music.


  1. Ajam is a word used in Persian and Arabic literature, but with different meanings.
  2. Ajam: ‘Ajam is the name of a maqam in Arabic, Turkish, and related systems of music. Ajam in this usage means "Persian.
  3. Ajam a.k.a. Ajam of Bahrain are an ethnic group in Bahrain composed of Shia Bahraini citizens of non-Arab Iranian ancestry. There is also a substantial community of Sunni citizens of Persian ancestry, although they are not identified as Ajam.

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Google previewHoly Ignorance (2014)

When Religion and Culture Part Ways by Roy Olivier

and the Persian (ajam is a person who does not speak Arabic but is still a Muslim: here we see the emergence of a category which is not that of the Western Christian—kafir, Crusaders—nor of the Arab Christian, but that of a Muslim who is the bearer of another culture). It is no coincidence if today we are witnessing a crisis in the production (and perhaps especially in the consumption) of culture in the Arabic language, whereas the Turkish and Persian linguistic spheres are thriving.

Google previewNot Just Jam (2016)

The Fat Pig Farm book of preserves, pickles and sauces by Matthew Evans

Ajam is a set spread that has chunks of fruit in it. Ajelly is a clear-set spread, where the fruit has been sifted out. A marmalade is usually made with citrus, so it's a citrus jam, ...

Google previewLingua Britannica Reformata: Or, A New English Dictionary ... (1749)

To which is Prefix'd, an Introduction, Containing a Physico-grammatical Essay on the Propriety and Rationale of the English Tongue ... by Benjamin Martin

agamos ajays - ajam, OuveranOS ouvereys Ouveran, ouvessemus ouvesseys ouvessem. ouvessemos ouvesseys ouvessem. Overanos ouvereys Ouverann. ajamos ajays, ajam. Imperative Mood. Phural. Sing. hayamos haved Ajas hayan. Aja Subjunaive Mood. Present. hayamos Oxala ouvera hayais Ouveras hayan. OuWera Preterimperfect. huviamos Oxala ouvesse huvieradeis ouvesses huvieran. ouvesse Perterperfect. huviessemos Oxala ouvesse huviessedois ouvesses ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Buddhism (2013)

by Damien Keown, Charles S. Prebish

Mipham ̄ (aJam mgon Mipham). Beginning in the 1860s, a conflict often called the Nyarong (Nyag rong) War began when the Nyarong leader Gönpo Namgyel fought with Derge. Mipham fled the conflict and went on a pilgrimage to central ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of World Place Names (2017)

by John Everett-Heath

The present name may be a corruption of its Arabic name, 'Irāq ' Ajam 'Iranian River ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary, English-Persian (1883)

Together with a Simplified Grammar of the Persian Language by Edward Henry Palmer, Guy Ge Strange

/гая ; *»P 'Ajam. Persian ...

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