Definition of "qadi" [qadi]
- (noun) an Islamic judge
Use "qadi" in a sentence
- "In each section, perspective shifts between Burton and the voices of those men he encounters along the way: his Indian servant tells the stories of his travails with Burton to a scribe; the qadi, the governor, and the shari in Mecca investigate Burton's hajj; and Sidi Mubarak Bombay, his African guide, shares his story with friends in Zanzibar."
- "The head of the al-Azhar Islamic university, the chief qadi, the clerics of different mosques, are government-appointed."
- "On arrival at Ceuta fully prepared for action with his assembled troops, the Amir sent his envoys, who included the qadi `Abd al-Malik and Ibn al Ahsan, to al-Mu`tamid."