qadiriya

Qadiriyah

[kah-duh-ree-yuh]
noun Islam.
a Sufi fraternity founded by ʿAbd al-Qadir al-Jilani (1077–1166) in the 12th century.
Also, Qadiriya.


Origin:
< Arabic qādiriyyah, equivalent to qādir (derivative of founder's name) + -iyyah abstract noun suffix

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