hajji

hajji

[haj-ee]
noun, plural hajjis.
1.
a Muslim who has gone on a pilgrimage to Mecca.
2.
a Christian from Greece, Armenia, or any country of the Near East, who has visited the Holy Sepulcher at Jerusalem.
Also, hadji, haji.


Origin:
1600–10; < Arabic ḥajjī, equivalent to ḥajj pilgrimage + suffix of appurtenance

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hajji, hadji or haji (ˈhædʒɪ, ˈhædʒə, ˈhædʒɪ, ˈhædʒə, ˈhædʒɪ, ˈhædʒə)
 
n , pl hajjis, hadjis, hajis
1.  a Muslim who has made a pilgrimage to Mecca: also used as a title
2.  a Christian of the Greek Orthodox or Armenian Churches who has visited Jerusalem
 
hadji, hadji or haji
 
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haji, hadji or haji
 
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'hajjah, hadji or haji
 
fem n

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