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noun
  1. (context, Islam, law) A judge in Shari'a law, to whose judgement there is no appeal.
    • 1985: Yasmin Hussain, Sharon Siddique, Ahmad Ibrahim, Readings on Islam in Southeast Asia
    • : ... consequently legal treatises dealing with the subject usually spoke of the appointment to office of a (taqlīd al-qa) rather than ...
qibla Tweet Definition of qibla Like Definition of qibla on Facebook
noun
  1. (Islam) the direction towards which Muslims face while praying, now the Kaaba in Mecca
qiyas Tweet Definition of qiyas Like Definition of qiyas on Facebook
noun
  1. (Islam) the use of analogy as precedent in Shari'a jurisprudence

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