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Qadiriyah

or Qa·di·ri·ya

[kah-duh-ree-yuh]
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noun Islam.
  1. a Sufi fraternity founded by ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani (1077–1166) in the 12th century.

Origin of Qadiriyah

< Arabic qādiriyyah, equivalent to qādir (derivative of founder's name) + -iyyah abstract noun suffix
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