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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Noun[edit]

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.

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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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfa.twa/, [ˈfäːt̪wä]

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fatwa f (invariable)

  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).

Pronunciation[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun[edit]

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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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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