Origin of mullah
Examples from the Web for mullah
Then, it was the arrest of a popular leader named Mullah Kareem without just cause that provided the spark.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The defense minister of this short-lived republic was Mullah Mustafa Barzani, the Iraqi-born father of Masoud Barzani.
As the platoon was leaving the compound, they came across a local: Mullah Adahdad.
And the third was Mullah Adahdad, 45, an unarmed cleric who was attacked with a grenade and gunned down by several soldiers.
Mullah Abdul Qayam Zakir was said to be the number two to the vanished Mullah Omar.Top Taliban Commander Resigns, Revealing Major Rift in the Leadership|Sami Yousafzai|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"They are of the Midgan tribe, which have joined the Mullah almost to a man," said Jim's friend.In the grip of the Mullah|F. S. Brereton
The mullah stood over the baby and read out of this Koran in a loud, sing-song voice.Our Little Persian Cousin|E. Cutler Shedd
He made Kim learn whole chapters of the Koran by heart, till he could deliver them with the very roll and cadence of a mullah.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
He drew from his bosom a letter and handed it to the Mullah, who read it and handed it to our servant.Thrilling Adventures by Land and Sea|James O. Brayman
On looking up our diary we find that the Mad Mullah is just about due to be killed again.
British Dictionary definitions for mullah
mulla mollah (ˈmɒlə)
Word Origin for mullah
Word Origin and History for mullah
title given in Muslim lands to one learned in theology and sacred law, 1610s, from Turkish molla, Persian and Urdu mulla, from Arabic mawla "master," from waliya "reigned, governed."