noun Etymology: Arabic ṣūfī, perhaps from ṣūf wool Date: 1653 a Muslim mystic • Sufi adjectiveSufic adjectiveSufism noun

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  • sufi — sufi …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Sufi — member of a Muslim mystical order, 1650s (earlier Sufian, 1580s), from Arabic sufi, lit. man of wool (i.e., man wearing woolen garments ), from suf wool. So called from the habit of putting on the holy garment (labs as suf) to devote oneself to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • sufí — (plural sufíes o sufís sufíes o sufís) adjetivo 1. Del sufismo: misticismo sufí. adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que es …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • sufí — (Del ár. ṣūfī, der. de ṣūf, lana, por ser de ella sus hábitos). adj. Partidario del sufismo. U. t. c. s.) …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Sufi — [so͞o′fē] n. [Ar ṣūfī, ascetic, lit., (a man) of wool < ṣūf, wool] a Muslim following the teachings and traditions of an ancient form of Islamic mysticism Sufism [so͞o′fiz΄əm] n …   English World dictionary

  • Sufi — Su fi, n. [From the name of a dynasty of Persian kings, Saf[=i], Safav[=i]; said to come from name Saf[=i] ud d[=i]n of an ancestor of the family, confused with s?f[=i] pious.] A title or surname of the king of Persia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sufi — Su fi, n. [Ar. & Per. s?f[=i], wise, pious, devout.] One of a certain order of religious men in Persia. [Written also {sofi}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sûfi — Sûfi, s. Sufismus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • sufi — s. m. 1. Quantidade bastante. 2. Aptidão suficiente; habilidade …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Sufi — /ˈsufi/ (say soohfee) noun (plural Sufis) a follower of an ascetic and mystical tradition within Islam. {Arabic çūfī man of wool, probably with reference to the woollen garments worn} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sufi — Der Sufismus (arabisch ‏تصوف‎ tasawwuf, DMG taṣauwuf, persisch ‏عرفان‎, Erfan), veraltet auch Sufitum oder Sufik, gilt allgemein als die islamische Mystik. Die Anhänger des Sufismus sehen ihre Lehre nicht als ein spirituelles Produkt der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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