Definition of Mu'allaqat in English:

Mu'allaqat

(also Muallakat, Muʿallaqat)

noun

  • An anthology of seven pre-Islamic Arabian odes, each by a different 6th-cent. author, and said to have been collected together by Ḥammad al-Rāawiya (d. 772).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Jones. From Arabic muʿallaqāt, title of an anthology of pre-Islamic odes, plural of muʿallaqa, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

Mu'allaqat

/muːaləˈkɑːt//muːˈaləkat/