fatwa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion). مُفْتٍ(muftin, mufti) is the active participle of the same verb.

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fatwa (plural fatwas or fatawa)

  1. (Islam) A legal opinion, decree or ruling issued by a mufti or other Islamic lawyer.
    I think the fatwas on that website are totally unreliable.

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Verb[edit]

fatwa (third-person singular simple present fatwas, present participle fatwaing, simple past and past participle fatwaed)

  1. (rare, transitive) To make somebody the subject of a fatwa, especially a ban or death sentence.
    • 2000, Mary Anne Weaver, A Portrait of Egypt, page 141:
      Unlike many writers and artists, Chahine had not been fatwaed by the militants, but he felt threatened nevertheless.
    • 2002, South Asia Politics - Volume 1; Volume 4, page 30:
      One wonders why these terrorists are not fatwaed.
    • 2013 April 15, Katie Van Syckle, “Q&A: Salman Rushdie Talks 'Midnight's Children,' Other Projects”, in Rolling Stone:
      'I'm just beginning one,' says famously-fatwaed author of new novel.
    • 2015, Sesay, Mohamed Gibril, This Side of Nothingness, page 186:
      He was fatwaed for linking facts and fiction in ways that the mullahs say they should not be linked.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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fatwa c

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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fatwa f (plural fatwas)

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfa.twa/, [ˈfäːt̪wä]

Noun[edit]

fatwa f (invariable)

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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fatwa (Jawi spelling فتوى‎, plural fatwa-fatwa, informal 1st possessive fatwaku, impolite 2nd possessive fatwamu, 3rd possessive fatwanya)

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

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fatwa f

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَتْوَى(fatwā, formal legal opinion), the verbal noun of أَفْتَى(ʾaftā, to deliver a formal opinion).

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fatwa f (plural fatwas)

  1. (Islam) fatwa (legal opinion issued by a mufti)

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fatwa f (plural fatwas)

  1. Alternative spelling of fatua