تقية

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Etymology[edit]

From تَقَى (taqā, to fear), related to وَقَى (waqā, to guard against).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

تَقِيَّة (taqiyyaf

  1. fear, caution, prudence
  2. (Shiite Islamic tradition/theosophy) dissimulation or concealing of one’s beliefs, opinions, or religion in time of duress or threat of physical or mental injury (a dispensation that allows a Shiite to conceal his faith under threat or persecution)

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