mufti


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muf·ti 1

 (mŭf′tē, mo͝of′-)
n. pl. muf·tis
A Muslim scholar who interprets the shari'a.

[Arabic muftī, one who gives legal opinions, active participle of 'aftā, to decide by legal opinion; see ptw in Semitic roots.]

muf·ti 2

 (mŭf′tē)
n. pl. muf·tis
Civilian dress, especially when worn by one who normally wears a uniform.

[Probably from mufti.]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
1. (Islam) a Muslim legal expert and adviser on the law of the Koran
2. (Islam) (in the former Ottoman empire) the leader of the religious community
[C16: from Arabic muftī, from aftā to give a (legal) decision]

mufti

(ˈmʌftɪ)
n, pl -tis
(Clothing & Fashion) civilian dress, esp as worn by a person who normally wears a military uniform
[C19: perhaps from mufti1]

muf•ti

(ˈmʌf ti)

n., pl. -tis.
1. civilian clothes, as worn by a person who usu. wears a uniform.
2. a Muslim legal adviser consulted in applying the religious law.
[1580–90; < Arabic muftī literally, a person who delivers a judgment; sense of definition 1 is obscurely derived]

mufti

- Civilian clothes worn by a person who usually wears a uniform.
See also related terms for uniform.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious lawmufti - a jurist who interprets Muslim religious law
grand mufti - the chief mufti of a district
jurist, legal expert - a legal scholar versed in civil law or the law of nations
2.mufti - civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
civilian clothing, civilian dress, civilian garb, plain clothes - ordinary clothing as distinguished from uniforms, work clothes, clerical garb, etc.
Translations
مفت
مفتی
मुफ़्ती
muftija
mufti
muftijaмуфтија
مفتی

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] N in mufti(vestido) de paisano

mufti

[ˈmʌfti] n
in mufti → en civil

mufti

n (= clothing)Zivil (→ kleidung f) nt; in muftiin Zivil

mufti

[ˈmʌftɪ] n in muftiin borghese
References in classic literature ?
But granting all this; yet, regarded discreetly and coolly, seems it not but a mad idea, this; that in the broad boundless ocean, one solitary whale, even if encountered, should be thought capable of individual recognition from his hunter, even as a white-bearded Mufti in the thronged thoroughfares of Constantinople?
He could not himself go to the general in attendance as he was in mufti and had come to Tilsit without permission to do so, and Boris, even had he wished to, could not have done so on the following day.
You'll excuse my not being able to get into mufti, won't you?
Another thing was that, viewed as an officer in mufti, he did not look sufficiently professional.
Dedicated to some religious purpose; having a divine character; inspiring solemn thoughts or emotions; as, the Dalai Lama of Thibet; the Moogum of M'bwango; the temple of Apes in Ceylon; the Cow in India; the Crocodile, the Cat and the Onion of ancient Egypt; the Mufti of Moosh; the hair of the dog that bit Noah, etc.
Information Minister Shaukat Yousufzai proposed that Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai, the self-appointed chief of the moon-sighting committee based in Qasim Khan Mosque, head the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee so that the dispute over the Eid moon is resolved once and for all.
'Appointing Mufti Popalzai as the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee chairman will also address the sense of deprivation felt by the smaller provinces,' he said.
As per details, Mufti was arrested after attending a religious gathering at village Nartopa in jurisdiction of Hazro police station.
ISLAMABAD: The hurriyat leaders and organizations continued to express condolences over the demise of Grand Mufti of the territory, Mufti Bashir-ud-Din.
Jammu and Kashmir Mahaz-e-Azadi (MeA) President, Mohammad Iqbal Mir, extended heartfelt condolences over the death of Mufti Bashir-ud-Din and prayed peace to the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family.
Later, former President and co-chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari has strongly condemned the attack on Mufti Taqi Usmani by terrorists in Karachi.
In Kathua, Modi had said, "Abdullah family and Mufti family have destroyed lives of three generations of Jammu and Kashmir.