Original: الحجاز (Arabic)
Literal Translation: The Barrier
The Hijáz is a region in the west of present-day Saudi Arabia best known for the holy cities of Mecca and Medina. As the site of Islam's holy places, the Hijáz has significance in the Arab and Islamic historical and political landscape. The region is called " [...] Read More
About the Bahá'í Glossary
The Bahá'í vocabulary has many Arabic and Persian words that may be unfamiliar to non-native speakers and newcomers to the Bahá'í Faith. This glossary is designed to help Bahá'ís learn to pronounce these words according to the pronunciation guide established and promoted by Shoghí Effendí.