talaq (countable and uncountable, plural talaqs)

(Islam) An Islamic divorce, sanctioned by the Qur'an.


talaq (third-person singular simple present talaqs, present participle talaqing, simple past and past participle talaqed)

(Islam) To divorce somebody by this means.

Usage notes

Talaq normally refers to an Islamic divorce initiated by the husband. Khula is the term used when it is initiated by the wife.

Source: Wiktionary


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