فقيه

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the primitive root فَقِهَ (faqiha), to understand.

Noun[edit]

فَقِيه (faqīhm (plural فُقَهَاء (fuqahāʾ))

  1. jurist and theologian, expert in Islamic jurisprudence, faqih
  2. (popular) reciter of the Qur’an.
  3. (popular) elementary-school teacher.

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