(noun) The external or apparentmeaning of the Qur'an
Use "zahir" in a sentence
"In his other works, he reflects on the meanings of this important ritual: for him, each station of the hajj has an apparent (zahir) and hidden (batin) meaning, an earthly and heavenly significance that we must strive to know."
"Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri, maaf zahir batin ... semoga sihat selalu mr Azmie cheers"
"Muslims also greet one another with "mohon maaf lahir dan batin" in Indonesia and "maaf zahir dan batin" in Malaysia, which means "Forgive my physical and emotional wrongdoings", because Eid ul-Fitr is not only for celebrations but also the time for Muslims to ask for forgiveness for any sin which they may have committed but was cleansed as a result of the fasting in the Muslim month of Ramadan."