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.


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Origin of qadi

From the Arabic word qādī judge Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for qadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a variant spelling of cadi
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