تقليد

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root verb قلد (qállada), to appoint.

Noun[edit]

تَقْلِيد (taqlīdm, plural تقاليد‎ (taqālid)

  1. imitation, copying
  2. unquestioning adoption (of ideas)
  3. uncritical faith (in something)
  4. (Islamic law) adoption of the legal decision of a Madhhab (مذهب)
  5. (plural) tradition
  6. convention, custom, usage