English to Afrikaans Meaning :: dervish

Dervish :
derwisj
- derwisjderwisje
 

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Noun(1) an ascetic Muslim monk; a member of an order noted for devotional exercises involving bodily movements

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(1) While Pakistan beckoned us with its antique wooden chests, Turkey had me mesmerised with its flying dervishes .(2) You must see these Sufi dervishes go whirl round and round in great devotion.(3) In medieval Islam, many dervishes became members of mystical or Sufi brotherhoods, which grew up all over the Islamic world from the 12th century onwards.(4) His bold, expressive pictures are unmatched in the Islamic world, showing scenes of nomadic life; dancing and music-making demons, and Sufi dervishes .(5) Mystic orders and dervishes played an important role in their lives and dervish lodges provided food and shelter along the trade routes.
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1. dervish ::
derwisj
2. fakir ::
fakir
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dervish, dervishes
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