variants or faquir

variant spelling of fakir sense 1

\ fə-​ˈkir How to pronounce faqir (audio) , fä-​ , fa-​ ; ˈfā-​kər \
: a Muslim mendicant : dervish
: an itinerant Hindu ascetic or wonder-worker
ˈfā-kər How to pronounce faqir (audio) : impostor
especially : swindler

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“Faqir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/faqir. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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