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Definition of the noun kafir

What does kafir mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • kafir: kafirs
  • Kafir: Kafirs

  1. an offensive and insulting term for any Black African
  2. a member of the Kafir people in northeastern Afghanistan
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: Afghan / Afghanistani = a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

Alternative definition of the noun kafir


  1. [Islam] Infidel, pagan, non-believer; a non-Muslim aside from ahl al-kitab (Christians, Jews, etc.).
  2. [Islam] Infidel, pagan, non-believer; any non-Muslim.


  1. "Kafir" a.k.a. "Der Atheist" is a 1974 film directed by Sjuman Djada.
  2. "Kafir" a.k.a. "Satanic" is a 2002 Indonesian horror film written by Namin Azhari and Naryono and directed by Mardaly Sjarif.


Kafir is an Arabic term used in an Islamic doctrinal sense, usually translated as "unbeliever," "disbeliever," or "infidel." The term refers to a person who rejects God in Islam or who hides, denies, or covers the "Islamic version of truth." The practise of declaring another Muslim as a kafir is takfir.

Phrases with Kafir

  1. kafir corn
  2. Satyrus Kafir
  3. Tadumia Kafir
  4. Species Satyrus Kafir
  5. Species Tadumia Kafir

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Kafir

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Google previewGrowing Grain Sorghums in the San Antonio District of Texas (1918)

by C. R. Letteer

kafir is the most desirable variety for such planting. Under these conditions of planting, the crop would reach maturity late enough in the fall to escape ...

Google previewThe Islamic Sunrise (Official Magazine of the Ahmadiyya Anjuman Ishaat-e-Islam Lahore, Ontario, Canada & USA) -- February 2009 issue

Fatwas declaring Muslims kafir is an utmost insult to the integrity of Islam - the Islam that Allaah via the Holy Prophet Muhammad [p.b.u.h.] instituted. ii. Rationalism-. In all matters of religion, it urges use of human reason and knowledge.

Google previewLearned Ignorance (2011)

Intellectual Humility Among Jews, Christians and Muslims by James L. Heft, Reuven Firestone, Omid Safi

A Kafir is an arrogant, haughty man in a religious sense. Even a cursory examination of the Scripture will convince anyone that it looks at the phenomenon of kufr mainly from this angle. In the Qur'an the insolent boaster walks around as the ...

Google previewDavid Livingstone (2002)

Mission and Empire by Andrew C. Ross

Again the amaXhosa were called Caffres or Kafirs in the official documents of both Dutch and British. Kafir is the Arabic word for a non—believer, which was what the Muslim ...

Google previewDictionary of Languages (1998)

The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby

But this language had many forms and names: Kitchen Kafir, as used between mistress ...

Google previewThe Water Encyclopedia, Second Edition (1990)

by Frits van der Leeden

FARM CROPS IN THE SOUTHWEST Alfalfa Rhodes grass Sudan grass Barley Oats Wheat Corn Kafir Flax Broomcom Emmer Feterita Millet Milo Sorghum Cotton Potatoes Soybeans Sugar beets Sugarcane1 B. VEGETABLE CROPS IN ...

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Scrabble value of K5A1F4I1R1

The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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