Definition: When writing the name of the Prophet Muhammad, Muslims often follow it with the abbreviation "PBUH." These letters stand for the English words "peace be upon him." Muslims use these words to show respect to one of God's Prophets when mentioning his name. It is also abbreviated as "SAWS," which stand for the Arabic words of similar meaning ("sallallahu alayhi wa salaam").
Also Known As: SAWS
Examples:Muslims believe that Muhammad (PBUH) was the last Prophet and Messenger of God.