Definitions for häfizˈhɑ fɪz

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  1. hafiz(Noun)

    a Muslim who can recite the Qur'an by heart

  2. Origin: Persian, from Arabic ḥāfiẓ, present participle of ḥáfiẓa 'to guard, know by heart'.

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  1. Hafiz

    Hafiz, literally meaning "guardian," is a term used by modern Muslims for someone who has completely memorized the Qur'an.

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  1. Häfiz

    his real name Shems-Eddin-Mohammed, the great lyric poet of Persia, born in Shiraz, where he spent his life; he has been called the Anacreon of Persia; his poetry is of a sensuous character, though the images he employs are Interpreted by some in a supersensuous or mystical sense; Goethe composed a series of lyrics in imitation; the name Häfiz denotes a Mohammedan who knows the Korân and the Hadith by heart (1320-1391).

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