Definitions for muftiˈmʌf ti
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word mufti
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
civilian clothes, as worn by a person who usu. wears a uniform.
a Muslim legal adviser consulted in applying the religious law.
Category: Eastern Religions
Origin of mufti:
1580–90; < Ar muftī lit., a person who delivers a judgment; sense of def. 1 is obscurely derived
a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
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
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.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a doctor and interpreter of Mohammedan law.
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