qadi

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.

Nearby words

  1. qadariyah,
  2. qaddafi,
  3. qaddafi, muammar,
  4. qaddish,
  5. qadhafi,
  6. qadianis,
  7. qadiriyah,
  8. qahar,
  9. qaid,
  10. qairwan

Origin of qadi

From the Arabic word qādī judge

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British Dictionary definitions for qadis

qadi

/ (ˈkɑːdɪ, ˈkeɪdɪ) /

noun plural -dis

a variant spelling of cadi
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