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cadi

[kah-dee, key-] /ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-/
noun, plural cadis.
1.
qadi.

qadi

or cadi, kadi

[kah-dee, key-] /ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-/
noun, plural qadis.
1.
a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
Origin of qadi
From the Arabic word qādī judge
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cadi

/ˈkɑːdɪ; ˈkeɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dis
1.
a judge in a Muslim community
Word Origin
C16: from Arabic qādī judge

qadi

/ˈkɑːdɪ; ˈkeɪdɪ/
noun (pl) -dis
1.
a variant spelling of cadi
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