فتوى

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ف ت و(f-t-w), compare أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

فَتْوَى (fatwāf (dual فَتْوَيَانِ(fatwayāni), plural فَتَاوَى(fatāwā) or فَتَاوٍ(fatāwin))

  1. (law, fiqh) fatwa, formal legal opinion

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: fatwa
  • German: Fatwa
  • English: fatwa