talaq

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Arabic طَلَاق (ṭalāq, divorce), from the root ط ل ق (ṭ-l-q).

Noun[edit]

talaq (plural talaqs)

  1. (Islam) An Islamic divorce, sanctioned by the Qur'an.

Verb[edit]

talaq (third-person singular simple present talaqs, present participle talaqing, simple past and past participle talaqed)

  1. (Islam) To divorce somebody by this means.
    • 1987, Srikanta Ghosh, Muslim Politics in India (page 46)
      Muslim women can be talaqed instantly, and thrown into the streets by whimsical husbands.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Talaq normally refers to an Islamic divorce initiated by the husband. Khula is the term used when it is initiated by the wife.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

talaq m (plural talaq)

  1. talaq

Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

talaq

  1. spleen