Definition of hafiz in English:

hafiz

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːfɪz
 
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noun

A Muslim who knows the Koran by heart.
More example sentences
  • Reciting Quranic verses from memory just like a hafiz, the doctor says that there are many verses in the Quran which bring relief to pain.
  • The completion of the Qur'an is indeed an act of great merit and virtue and the hafiz may be congratulated for that.
  • Committing the Qur'an to memory acted as a great aid for its preservation and any person who is able to accomplish this is known as a hafiz.

Origin

Persian, from Arabic ḥāfiẓ 'guardian', from ḥāfiẓa 'guard, know by heart'.

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