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The Zuhr prayer (Arabic : صَلَاة ٱلظُّهْر, Ṣalāt aẓ-Ẓuhr; IPA: [sˤa.laːt aðˤ.ðˤuhr] , "noon prayer"), also transliterated Dhuhr, Duhr or Thuhr, is the fourth of the five daily obligatory prayers ( salah ) for practicing Muslims. It contains four units (rakaʿāt) and begins after the Sun reaches its zenith.
On Friday, the Zuhr prayer is replaced or preceeded by jumu'ah , [ clarification needed ] to pray in congregation either in a mosque or with a group of Muslims.[ citation needed ]which is obligatory for Muslim men who are above the age of puberty and meet certain requirements
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|Arab World||Arabic||صلاة الظهر|
|Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan||Persian||نماز پشین ،نماز ظهر|
(namâz-e zohr/namâz-e peshīn)
|Afghanistan, Pakistan||Pashto||ماسپښین |
|Pakistan, India (Urdu)||Urdu||نماز ظہر|
(namaaz e zuhr)
|Albania, Kosovo||Albanian||Namaz i mesditës|
|Greater Somalia (Somalia, Djibouti, Somali Region)||Somali||Salaada Duhur|
|Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia (nationwide)||Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Melayu||Salat zuhur, Solat zuhur|
|Indonesia (West Java, Banten)||Basa Sunda||Lohor|
|Iraqi Kurdistan||Sorani||نوێژی نیوەڕۆ|
|Kashmir||Kashmiri||Peshin Nimaz پئشِن نماز|
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