a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
One of the chief legal advisers to the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.
Origin: [Ar. mufti.]
A Muslim scholar and interpreter of shariu2019a law, who can deliver a fatwa
Civilian dress when worn by a member of the military, or casual dress when worn by a pupil of a school who normally would wear uniform
Origin: From (definite form).
an official expounder of Mohammedan law
citizen's dress when worn by a naval or military officer; -- a term derived from the British service in India
Origin: [Ar. mufti.]
A mufti is a Sunni Islamic scholar who is an interpreter or expounder of Islamic law. In religious administrative terms, a mufti is roughly equivalent to a deacon to a Sunni population. A muftiate or diyanet is a council of muftis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
muf′ti, n. a doctor or official expounder of Mohammedan law in Turkey: the dress of an officer off duty. [Ar.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a doctor and interpreter of Mohammedan law.
The numerical value of mufti in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of mufti in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The mufti was instrumental in the decision to exterminate the Jews of Europe.
For somebody who knows something about history and grew up in the house of historian Professor Benzion Netanyahu, he should know well, but in my humble opinion, to say that the mufti gave Adolf Hitler the idea is wrong.
Hitler didn't want to exterminate the Jews at the time, he wanted to expel the Jews, and Haj Amin al-Husseini went to Hitler and said, 'If you expel them, they'll all come here.' -- 'So what should I do with them?' Hitler asked the mufti, who responded: 'Burn them.'.
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- المفتي, مفتٍ, مفتيArabic
- Mufti, Zivilsachen, GroßmuftiGerman
- μουφτής, πολιτικά ρούχαGreek
- mufti, tenue civileFrench
- abito civileItalian
- ムフティー, 便衣隊, 私服, 平服Japanese
- burgertenue, moeftiDutch
- mufti, [[traje]] [[à paisana]]Portuguese
- муфтија, muftijaSerbo-Croatian
- muftid, lemuftidVolapük
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