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Ha·fiz

 (hä-fĭz′, -fēz′) Full name Khwajeh Shams al-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi. fl. 14th century.
Persian poet whose sensuous rhyming couplets, many of which celebrate love, wine, and nature, are traditionally interpreted allegorically by Sufic Muslims.

ha·fiz

 (hä′fĭz)
n. Islam
1. One who has memorized the Koran.
2. Used as a title of respect for such a person.

[Arabic ḥāfiẓ, guardian, hafiz, active participle of ḥafiẓa, to guard, memorize; see ḥpṯ̣ in Semitic roots.]

hafiz

(ˈhɑːfɪz)
n
(Islam) a title for a person who knows the Koran by heart
[from Persian, from Arabic hāfiz, from hafiza to guard]

Hafiz

(ˈhɑːfɪz)
n
(Biography) Shams al-Din Muhammad (ˌshæmz ælˌdɪn məʊˈhæmɪd). ?1326–90, Persian lyric poet, best known for his many short poems about love and wine, often treated as religious symbols

ha•fiz

(ˈhɑ fɪz)

n.
a title of respect for a Muslim who knows the Koran by heart.
[1655–65; < Arabic ḥāfiz literally, a guard, one who keeps]

Ha•fiz

(hɑˈfɪz)

n.
(Shams ud-din Mohammed) c1320–89?, Persian poet.

hafiz

A Persian word for a person who has memorized the Koran.
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In them you will see the mystery and the sensual beauty of the East, the roses of Hafiz and the wine-cup of Omar; but presently you will see more.
You may remember the old Persian saying, 'There is danger for him who taketh the tiger cub, and danger also for whoso snatches a delusion from a woman.' There is as much sense in Hafiz as in Horace, and as much knowledge of the world."
Was it Hafiz or Firdousi that said of his Persian Lilla, She was an elemental force, and astonished me by her amount of life, when I saw her day after day radiating, every instant, redundant joy and grace on all around her.
One after another he comes up in his private adventures with every fable of Aesop, of Homer, of Hafiz, of Ariosto, of Chaucer, of Scott, and verifies them with his own head and hands.
LAHORE -- Lahore High Court (LHC) has admitted for hearing petition seeking dismissal of cases registered against Hafiz Saeed, chief of proscribed outfit ' Jamat ul Dawa' (JuD) and other leaders.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued notices to the parties concerned on a petition seeking to quash First Information Reports (FIR) against Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and others.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): As Pakistan's Imran Khan-government continues to pat its back after arresting UN-designated terrorist Hafiz Saeed, claiming that it is adamant on eradicating terrorism from its soil, the reality is in stark contrast as per former Pakistan Envoy to United Kingdom, Wajid Shamsul Hasan.
GUJRANWALA -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Wednesday sent outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to jail on a 14-day judicial remand.
GUJRANWALA -- An anti-terrorism court (ATC) has sent the banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to jail on a 14-day judicial remand, on Wednesday.
GUJRANWALA -- An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday sent outlawed Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed to jail on a 14-day judicial remand.During proceedings, the ATC directed the Counter Terrorism Department to present a complete charge sheet against Hafiz Saeed by August 7.
LAHORE -- Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Gujranwala on Wednesday arrested proscribed Juamat ud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed in a case registered with Police Station CTD Gujranwala.
LAHORE -- US President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed the arrest of Jamaatud Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed in a terror financing case.