cadi

[ kah-dee, key- ]
/ ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ- /

noun, plural ca·dis.

Definition for cadi (2 of 2)

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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British Dictionary definitions for cadi (1 of 2)

cadi

kadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a judge in a Muslim community

Word Origin for cadi

C16: from Arabic qādī judge

British Dictionary definitions for cadi (2 of 2)

qadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a variant spelling of cadi

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