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Qadiriyah

or Qa·di·ri·ya

[ kah-duh-ree-yuh ]
/ ˌkɑ dəˈri yə /
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noun Islam.

a Sufi fraternity founded by ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani (1077–1166) in the 12th century.

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Origin of Qadiriyah

<Arabic qādiriyyah, equivalent to qādir (derivative of founder's name) + -iyyah abstract noun suffix

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