Fetwah
Fetwah Fet"wah, n. [Ar.] A written decision of a Turkish mufti some point of law; also applied to opinions by certain other Islamic religious authorities on points of Islamic law, such as in Iran. [Also spelled {fatwah} and {fatwa}.] --Whitworth. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fetwah — (türk.), so v.w. Fetfa …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • fatwa — Fetwah Fet wah, n. [Ar.] A written decision of a Turkish mufti some point of law; also applied to opinions by certain other Islamic religious authorities on points of Islamic law, such as in Iran. [Also spelled {fatwah} and {fatwa}.] Whitworth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatwah — Fetwah Fet wah, n. [Ar.] A written decision of a Turkish mufti some point of law; also applied to opinions by certain other Islamic religious authorities on points of Islamic law, such as in Iran. [Also spelled {fatwah} and {fatwa}.] Whitworth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatwa — fat wa, fatwah fat wah, n. Same as {fetwah}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fatwah — fatwa fat wa, fatwah fat wah, n. Same as {fetwah}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fetfah — Fetfah, Fetwah, in der Türkei Richterspruch des Mufti …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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