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ˈkɑ di, ˈkeɪ-qa·di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. qadinoun

    an Islamic judge


  1. qadinoun

    A civil judge in certain Islamic countries.

  2. Etymology: From قاضي.


  1. Qadi

    A qāḍī (Arabic: قاضي, romanized: Qāḍī; otherwise transliterated as qazi, cadi, kadi, or kazi) is the magistrate or judge of a sharīʿa court, who also exercises extrajudicial functions such as mediation, guardianship over orphans and minors, and supervision and auditing of public works.


  1. Qadi

    Qadi is a judge ruling in accordance with Islamic religious law appointed by the ruler of a Muslim country. Qadis traditionally have jurisdiction over all legal matters involving Muslims. The judgment of a qadi must be based on ijmah, the prevailing consensus of the Islamic scholars. The origin of the institution of qadi is the old Arab arbitrator, the Hakam, but qualities from officials in areas conquered by Arabs have been added to the structure.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of qadi in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of qadi in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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