[ fah-kee ]
/ fɑˈki /
noun, plural fa·qihs, fu·qa·haʾ [foo-kah-hah]. /fuˈkɑ hɑ/. Islam.
an Islamic religious lawyer.
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of faqih
From the Arabic word faqīh
Words nearby faqih
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