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  • n. Plural form of faqih.


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  • Iran's own constitution treats Islamist principles as the only source of law, and makes Iran's faqihs (or jurist-consults) the interpreters of Iranian jurisprudence to the exclusion of all others, subject only to the Supreme Leader (or velayat-e faqih).

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  • The woods are still filled with wolves, wahhabs, moallems, assads, ahmadasses, faqihs, and Claouns and hizbkharrah that need to be eradicated.

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