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hafiz

[hah-fiz] /ˈhɑ fɪz/
noun
1.
a title of respect for a Muslim who knows the Koran by heart.
Origin
1655-1665
1655-65; < Arabic ḥāfiz literally, a guard, one who keeps (in memory)

Hafiz

[hah-fiz] /hɑˈfɪz/
noun
1.
(Shams ud-din Mohammed) c1320–89? Persian poet.
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hafiz

/ˈhɑːfɪz/
noun (Islam)
1.
a title for a person who knows the Koran by heart
Word Origin
from Persian, from Arabic hāfiz, from hafiza to guard

Hafiz

/ˈhɑːfɪz/
noun
1.
Shams al-Din Muhammad (ˌshæmz ælˌdɪn məʊˈhæmɪd). ?1326–90, Persian lyric poet, best known for his many short poems about love and wine, often treated as religious symbols
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