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Ansar is sometimes a misspelling of answer.


  1. Ansar is an Islamic term that literally means "helpers" and denotes the Medinan citizens that helped the Islamic prophet, Muhammad and the Muhajirun on the arrival to the city after the migration to Medina and waged war for the cause of Islam. They belonged to two main tribes, the Banu Khazraj and the Banu Aus.
    • also known as 辅士, Ansār
  2. The Ansar, or followers of the Mahdi, is a Sufi religious movement in the Sudan whose followers are disciples of Muhammad Ahmad, the self-proclaimed Mahdi.
  3. Ansar: Anṣâr refer to a class of warriors who are renowned for their arsenal of weapons and for their speed and mobility on the battlefield. The quality of the Arabian horses quickly led to these soldiers dominating the battlefield, making ample use of their array of weaponry, which consisted of javelins, a sword, and bow and arrows. The one military unit that was present in nearly all of the Arabic expansion of the 7th to 9th centuries was the Anṣâr Warrior. These warriors participated as infantry, but most commonly rode on horseback and were famed to be the greatest horsemen/infantry of their time.

Phrases with Ansar

Phrases starting with the word Ansar:

  1. ansar al islam
  2. ansar al-islam

Phrases ending with the word Ansar:

  1. asbat al-ansar
  2. harkat ul-ansar

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ansar

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Google previewThe Menagerie (2016)

by J.S. Frankel

It is called Ansar. It is an abandoned planet with an oxygennitrogen atmosphere,

Google previewThe Seven Tablets of Creation: English translations, etc (1902)

by Leonard William King

In this speech Ansar refers to the fate of Apsû (K. 10,008, l. 2), and the subsequent appointment ...

Google previewThe Pashtun Question (2014)

The Unresolved Key to the Future of Pakistan and Afghanistan by Abubakar Siddique

Again Ansar refers to the Prophet Muhammad's hosts and companions in Medina. 29. Mujahedeen here refers to AlQaeda radicals.

Google previewThe New Rank and File (2000)

by Staughton Lynd, Alice Lynd

Ansar is an Israeli detention camp in the ...

Google previewHorses for Courses (2011)

An Irish Racing Year by Anne Holland

Ansar is a marvellous little horse who, with this victory, made it seven wins at Galway from nine runs on the course, making him a real course specialist. In 2005 this well-bred son of Kahyasi had to carry top weight of 12 st., reduced by 3 lb due ...

Google previewDilemmas of Weak States (2004)

Africa and Transnational Terrorism in the Twenty-first Century by Tatah Mentan

Asbat Al Ansar Asbat Al Ansar is an extremist anti-Israel, pro-Palestine group prone to violence in the ...

Google previewThe Dreamer: Dream Your Future

by Qamrul Khanson

Ansar: Ansar means the 'Helpers.' (Singular: Ansari). In Islamic parlance the word refers to the Muslims of Medina who helped the Muhajeroon (immigrants) of Makkah in the process of the latter's settling down in the new environment.

Google previewIslam: A Worldwide Encyclopedia [4 volumes] (2017)

by Cenap Çakmak

Ansar treated the immigrants as if they were authentic brothers and shared everything they had with them. Even though they also wanted to give ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Law Enforcement (2005)

by Larry E. Sullivan

The Ansar and Village Defense Party are separate but related civilian auxiliary forces. Ansar (Arabic for “helper”) was an auxiliary defense force created in 1948 to assist in maintaining law and order, participate in civic action projects in rural ...

Google previewThe Iraq War Encyclopedia (2013)

by Thomas R. Mockaitis

Ansar. al-Islam. A radical Kurdish Islamist separatist movement formed in 2001 in northern Iraq (Kurdistan). The U.S.

Google previewA Political and Economic Dictionary of the Middle East (2013)

by David Seddon

Ansar al Islam was based in northern Iraq near the Iranian border. The group is thought to havescattered over the Iranianfrontier after beingattacked byUSforces fighting alongside Kurdish peshmerga in the first week ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Islam (2004)

by John L. Esposito

See also Majlis Ansair See Ansar Ansar Companions or supporters. The term applied to people of Medina who supported Muhammad after the hijrah and was appropriated as the name for the supporters of the Sudanese Mahdi, Muhammad ...

Google previewDictionary of Terrorism (2010)

by David Wright-Neville

Ansar Al-Islam 32 ANSAR AL-ISLAM Proscribed by: Australia, Canada, UK, UN, USA Ansar al-Islam is a Sunni Islamist terrorist organization based in the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq. Founded in late 2001 by the exiled Kurdish Islamist ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Islam (2009)

by Juan Eduardo Campo

The Ansar were early converts to islam from medina who joined in an alliance with mUhammad and the emigrants from mecca in 622. They were members of the Arab Khazraj and Aws tribes, the two dominant tribes in Medina ...

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Ansar Panorama 9 -The meaning of Bismillah in Surat Al Fatiha

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Scrabble value of A1N1S1A1R1

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