qadi

noun an Islamic judge
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qadi

a Muslim judge who renders decisions according to the Shar`ah, the canon law of Islm. The qadi hears only religious cases such as those involving ... [6 related articles]
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Qadi

A qadi (also known as qaadi, qaadee, qazi, kazi, quazi, kadi or kadı) (قاضي qāḍī) is a judge ruling in accordance with Islamic religious law (sharia), appointed by the ruler of a Muslim country. Qadis traditionally have jurisdiction over all legal matters involving Muslims. The judgment of a qadi must be based on ijmah, the prevailing con...
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