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.
Words nearby qadi
Origin of qadi
From the Arabic word qādī judge
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British Dictionary definitions for qadis
/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /
noun plural -dis
a variant spelling of cadi
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