or ca·di, ka·di
- a judge in a Muslim community, whose decisions are based on Islamic religious law.
Origin of qadi
Examples from the Web for cadi
Historical Examples of cadi
"Should, he do so, he would not be the just Cadi," said Bou-Akas.
They appealed to the Cadi against what they called the imposition.Dreamers of the Ghetto
Every parish had a "cadi," who was appointed by the spiritual chief.Bulgaria
With an audible chuckle, the cadi took possession of it all.Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks
The vizier showed to the cadi Abou Amr this passage which scandalised him.Mystics and Saints of Islam
- a judge in a Muslim community
Word Origin for cadi
- a variant spelling of cadi