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kafir Explained

kafir at Indonesian => English Of Explained:

gentile, heathen, infidel, unbeliever

Kafir at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Kaffir \Kaf"fir\, Kafir \Ka"fir\, n. [Ar. k?fir infidel, pagan,
fr. kafara to be skeptical in religious matters; -- a name
given to certain infidel races by the Mohammedans. Cf.
{Giaour}.] (Ethnol.)
(a) One of a race which, with the Hottentots and Bushmen,
inhabit South Africa. They inhabit the country north of
Cape Colony, the name being now specifically applied to
the tribes living between Cape Colony and Natal; but the
Zulus of Natal are true Kaffirs.
(b) One of a race inhabiting Kafiristan in Central Asia.
[Spelt also {Caffre}.]

{Kaffir corn} (Bot.), a Cape Colony name for Indian millet.

kafir at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

kafir
n 1: an offensive term for any Black African [syn: {kaffir}, {caffer},
{caffre}]
2: a member of the Kafir people in northeastern Afghanistan

kafir at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Alternative forms

* Inter: l » en|kâfir, Inter: l » en|kāfir

Etymology

Inter: etyl » ar Inter: Arab » كافر (kāfir) denier, concealer.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: enPR » käʹfîr, Inter: IPA » /ˈkɑːfɪə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"kA:fI@/

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-noun » pl=kuffar|pl2=kafirs
  • Inter: Isla » m Infidel, pagan, non-believer; a non-Muslim aside from ahl al-kitab (Christians, Jews, etc.).
    1. Inter: Isla » m Infidel, pagan, non-believer; any non-Muslim.Shaykh Al-Islam ibn Taymiyyah (Rahimullah) v27 p264: “Whosoever does not forbid people from the deen of the Jews and Christians after the prophethood of the messenger Muhammad (saw) nor declares them kafir nor hates them, he is not a Muslim by the consensus of ALL Muslims, their scholars and the general public.”

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » Infidel

  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|qafir
  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|كافر|m|tr=kaafir|sc=Arab
  • Azeri: Inter: t- » az|kafir
  • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|kafir
  • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|کافر|tr=kâfer|sc=fa-Arab

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|кафир|m|sc=Cyrl
    • : Latin: Inter: t- » sh|kafir|m
    • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|kâfir


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * takfir
  • kaffir

    References

    Anagrams

    * fakir

  • Indonesian

    Noun

    Inter: id-nou » n
  • unbeliever, non-believer, infidel

  • Translation: id » kafir
    Translation: ku » kafir
    Translation: my » kafir
    Translation: ta » kafir
    Translation: tr » kafir
    Translation: vi » kafir
    Translation: zh » kafir