hajji
haji haj"i, hajji haj"ji(h[aum]"j[-e]), n. One who has made a journey to Mecca; Same as {hadji}. [PJC]

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  • Hajji — ( ar. الحجّي unicode|al ḥağğī, bs. Hadžija, pilgrim ), or El Hajj, is an honorific title given to a Muslim person who has successfully completed the Hajj to Mecca, [cite book|title=Islam: A very short introduction|publisher=Oxford University… …   Wikipedia

  • hajji — or haji [haj′ē] n. [Ar ḥajji, adj. < ḥajj, pilgrimage: see HAJJ] a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: a title of honor …   English World dictionary

  • Hajji — Hadji, Hajji Le nom arabe Hâjj ou Hâjjî désigne une personne ayant effectué le pèlerinage de La Mecque (le nom peut cependant s appliquer aussi à des pèlerins chrétiens ou juifs étant allés en Terre sainte) …   Noms de famille

  • hajji — UK [ˈhædʒɪ] / US noun [countable] Word forms hajji : singular hajji plural hajjis a Muslim who has made a hajj …   English dictionary

  • hajji — Hadji Hadj i ( [i^]), n. [Ar. h[=a]jj[imac]. See {Hadj}.] [Also spelled {hajji} and {haji}.] 1. A Mohammedan who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca; used among Orientals as a respectful salutation or a title of honor. G. W. Curtis. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hajji — also hadji noun Etymology: Arabic ḥajjī, from ḥajj Date: 1609 one who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca often used as a title …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hajji — /haj ee/, n., pl. hajjis. 1. a Muslim who has gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca. 2. a Christian from Greece, Armenia, or any country of the Near East, who has visited the Holy Sepulcher at Jerusalem. Also, hadji, haji. [1600 10; < Ar hajji, equiv. to …   Universalium

  • hajji — /ˈhadʒi/ (say hahjee) noun (plural hajjis) 1. a Muslim person who has made the pilgrimage to Mecca. 2. History a Greek or Armenian of the Ottoman empire who has visited the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. Also, hadji, haji. {Arabic hājji pilgrim;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • hajji — n. (also hadji) (pl. is) a Muslim who has been to Mecca as a pilgrim: also (Hajji) used as a title. Etymology: Pers. haji (partly through Turk. haci) f. Arab. hajj: see HAJJ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hajji — Dieser Artikel behandelt den islamischen Ehrentitel Hāddsch. Zu anderen Bedeutungen von Haji oder Hadji siehe Haji. Hāddsch(m.)/Hāddscha(w.) (arabisch ‏الحاجّ‎, DMG al ḥāǧǧ, persisch ‏حاجى‎, ist ein Ehrentitel einer Person, die den Haddsch(die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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