ULEMA

ulema, ulama

(noun) the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam’s sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

ulema

plural of alim; the guardians of legal and religious tradition in Islam; clerics.

Anagrams

• Alemu, Maule

Source: Wiktionary


U*le"ma, n. Etym: [Ar. 'ulema the wise or learned men, pl. of 'alim wise, learned, fr. alima to know.]

Definition: A college or corporation in Turkey composed of the hierarchy, namely, the imams, or ministers of religion, the muftis, or doctors of law, and the cadis, or administrators of justice.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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