El-Mofty
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Surname EL-MOFTY
SOURCE: Occupation
USAGE: Arabic
Meaning & History
Means "the Mufti" (which refers to a legal expert, or the one with the fatwa). Mufti is a Muslim legal advisor consulted in applying a religious law. Fatwa is an Islamic religious decree issued by the ulama. Ulama is the body of scholars who are authorities on Muslim religion and law.