Definition of Qadis
1. Noun. (plural of qadi) ¹
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Definition of Qadis
1. qadi [n] - See also: qadi
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Literary usage of Qadis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity Under Russian Rule by Audrey L. Altstadt (1992)
"The Sunni board had sixteen qadis (judges); the Shi'i, twenty.28 This entire apparatus was under the control of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the ..."
2. The Illustrative Lesson Notes: A Guide to the Study of the International edited by John Heyl Vincent, Jesse Lyman Hurlbut, John Thomas McFarland (1894)
"J. Rowlands, of Queen's College, Cambridge, in 1842 discovered a fountain called 'Ain qadis—the very same name, letter for letter, in Arabic and Hebrew, ..."
3. Cyprus Under the Turks, 1571-1878: A Record Based on the Archives of the by Harry Luke (1921)
"Written on the first day of the sacred month of Zi'lqa'de in the year one thousand one hundred and sixty-two [October, 1749].' ' To the qadis and ..."
4. The Early History of Syria and Palestine by Lewis Bayles Paton (1901)
"... to be identified with 'Ain qadis, a copious spring, situated about fifty miles due south of Beersheba, in the Wady qadis, a branch of the Wady ..."
5. Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce (1895)
"It is still known as 'Ain qadis, " the spring of qadis," and lies hidden within the block of mountains which rise in the southern desert about midway ..."
6. A Report on the Delimitation of the Turco-Egyptian Boundary, Between the by E. B. H. Wade, James Ireland Craig, Bertram Francis Eardley Keeling (1908)
"The whole of the plain of the Gefi is under cultivation, barley, tobacco and durra forming the crops. The Ain qadis, from which the ..."
7. Studies in Oriental Social Life and Gleams from the East on the Sacred Page by Henry Clay Trumbull (1894)
"... that stretch away from the plains of 'Ayn qadis southward and westward, and tending their flocks in the mountain passes on every side. ..."