Definition of softa in English:

softa

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɒftə
 
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noun

  • A Muslim student of sacred law and theology.
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    • 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, 'severe, hard'.

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