/ (tæˈlɑːk) /
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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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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