Shafiʿi

[ shaf-ee-ee, shah-fee-ee ]
/ ˈʃæf i i, ˈʃɑ fi i /

noun

one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by al-Shafiʿi.
Compare Hanafi, Hanbali, Maliki.

Origin of Shafiʿi

< Arabic Shāfiʿī, derivative of name of founder al-Shāfiʿī

OTHER WORDS FROM Shafiʿi

Shaf·i·ʿite, noun
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