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[ kˈadɪ], [ kˈadɪ], [ k_ˈa_d_ɪ]

Qadi is an Arabic term that refers to a judge or a person who holds judicial authority in an Islamic society. The word qadi is commonly used in Islamic legal systems to refer to a person who has the authority to interpret and apply Islamic law. There are several synonyms that can be used to refer to a qadi such as a mufti, a muhaddith, or a faqih. A mufti is an Islamic scholar who is qualified to issue legal opinions based on Islamic law. A muhaddith is a person who is an authority on the Hadith, the sayings and actions of the Prophet Muhammad. A faqih is a person who is an expert in Islamic jurisprudence.

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The qadi is the highest Islamic judge in Iraq. The qadi's court hears civil and criminal cases, dispensing Islamic law.

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