cadi

[ kah-dee, key- ]
/ ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ- /
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noun, plural ca·dis.


Nearby words

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  8. cadiz,
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qadi

or ca·di, ka·di

[ kah-dee, key- ]
/ ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ- /

noun, plural qa·dis.

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

kadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a judge in a Muslim community

Word Origin for cadi

C16: from Arabic qādī judge

qadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a variant spelling of cadi
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