What is another word for mollah?

Pronunciation: [mˈɒlə] (IPA)

Mollah is a term used in the Islamic religion to describe a learned man or scholar. It is commonly used to refer to an expert in religious law or theology. Sometimes spelled as "mullah," this term is often associated with leadership and authority within the Muslim community. There are several synonyms for the word "mollah" which include "mufti," "imam," "ayatollah," "qadi," and "sheikh." These synonyms describe individuals with varying degrees of knowledge and experience in Islamic teachings and practices. While these terms may differ slightly in their application, they all represent individuals who hold a position of religious leadership and scholarship within the Muslim faith.

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  • Equivalence

    • Proper noun, singular
      mullah.
  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      molla.
  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      mulla.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      al-mullah.

What are the hypernyms for Mollah?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Mollah?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the holonyms for Mollah?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.
  • holonyms for mollah (as nouns)

Usage examples for Mollah

The infidel means that he was a mollah or dervish among the followers of Isauri."
"The Pacha of Many Tales"
Captain Frederick Marryat
An old mollah taught me to read and write and repeat the verses of the Koran-and I was as much advanced as any boy under his charge-but he disliked me very much for reasons which I never could understand, and was eternally giving me the slipper.
"The Pacha of Many Tales"
Captain Frederick Marryat
Provided I gain but my six dirhems a day, I have no objection to become a mollah."
"The Pacha of Many Tales"
Captain Frederick Marryat

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