What does Ayatollah mean?

Definitions for Ayatollahˌɑ yəˈtoʊ lə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ayatollah(noun)

    a high-ranking Shiite religious leader who is regarded as an authority on religious law and its interpretation and who has political power as well


  1. ayatollah(Noun)

    A religious leader in Iranian Shiu2019ite Islam; a member of the u2019ulama.

  2. Origin: From آیت‌الله, from


  1. Ayatollah

    Ayatollah is a high-ranking title given to Usuli Twelver Shī‘ah clerics. Those who carry the title are experts in Islamic studies such as jurisprudence, ethics, and philosophy and usually teach in Islamic seminaries. The next lower clerical rank is Hojatoleslam wal-muslemin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ayatollah in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ayatollah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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