Definition of softa in English:

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softa

Pronunciation: /ˈsôftə/

noun

A Muslim student of sacred law and theology.
Example sentences
  • This practice not only provided jobs for imams and wa`izs but also pleased softas who in that time numbered several thousand in Istanbul.

Origin

Turkish, from Persian sūḵta 'burned, on fire'.

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Syllabification: sof·ta

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