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Luṭfallāh, Muḥammad
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Muḥammad Luṭfallāh (b. 1828–9, d. 1916) was a teacher of ʿulamāʾ (scholars of the Arabic language and Islam) in India and muftī (a Muslim jurist who issues expert legal opinions in response to questions or writes legal opinions on subjects he considers significant) at the High Court in Hyderabad. He was born at Pilakhna near Jalali, east of Aligarh. His father was a wakīl (one who has the trust or mandate of another person and is allowed or requested to act in his or her place) who knew Persian and appreciated Urdu poetry. His mother was from a family of sayyids (people claiming descent from t…

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Bruce, Gregory Maxwell, “Luṭfallāh, Muḥammad”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_35912>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 9789004386631, 2019, 2019-2

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