What does MUFTI mean?

Definitions for MUFTIˈmʌf ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mufti(noun)

    a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law

  2. mufti(noun)

    civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform


  1. Mufti(n.)

    One of the chief legal advisers to the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

  2. Origin: [Ar. mufti.]


  1. mufti(Noun)

    A Muslim scholar and interpreter of shariu2019a law, who can deliver a fatwa

  2. mufti(Noun)

    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

  3. Origin: From (definite form).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mufti(noun)

    an official expounder of Mohammedan law

  2. Mufti(noun)

    citizen's dress when worn by a naval or military officer; -- a term derived from the British service in India

  3. Origin: [Ar. mufti.]


  1. 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

  1. Mufti

    muf′ti, n. a doctor or official expounder of Mohammedan law in Turkey: the dress of an officer off duty. [Ar.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Mufti

    a doctor and interpreter of Mohammedan law.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of MUFTI in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of MUFTI in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Israeli leader:

    The mufti was instrumental in the decision to exterminate the Jews of Europe.

  2. Dina Porat:

    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.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    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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