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talaq

talak

/ (tæˈlɑːk) /
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noun
a form of divorce under Islamic law in which the husband repudiates the marriage by saying `talaq' three times
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Word Origin for talaq

C21: from Arabic ṭalaḳ divorce, from ṭalaḳas to repudiate
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How to use talaq in a sentence

  • Moslem husbands can get rid of their wives by repeating the word talaq (surrender) thrice, in the presence of witnesses.

    Tales of Bengal|S. B. Banerjea
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