Shi'i

noun
\ shē-ˈē How to pronounce Shi'i (audio) , ˈshē-ē \

Definition of Shi'i

: shiite

Other Words from Shi'i

Shi'i adjective

First Known Use of Shi'i

1728, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Shi'i

Arabic shīʽī, from shīʽa

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“Shi'i.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shi%27i. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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