What does the word "Islam" literally mean?

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Islam is the only major re­li­gion, along with Buddhism (if we consider the name of the religion to come from budh "to awake, know, per­ceive", and not the Buddha), whose name is not related to a person or ethnic group, but to the central idea of the re­li­gion.

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flagthe Netherlands
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
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flagthe United States
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