Pronunciation: (zu-kät'), [key]
a tax, comprising percentages of personal income of every kind, levied as almsgiving for the relief of the poor: the third of the Pillars of Islam. Also,za•kahPronunciation: (zu-kä'). [key]Also called sadaqat.
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