فتوى

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the primitive root فَتِيَ (fatiya), to deliver an opinion, to state a legal opinion.

Noun[edit]

فَتْوَى (fatwāf (plural فَتَاوٍ (fatāwin) or فَتَاوَى (fatāwā))

  1. fatwa, formal legal opinion