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EtymologyEdit

Arabic طَلَاق(ṭalāq, divorce), from the root ط ل ق(ṭ-l-q).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

talaq (countable and uncountable, plural talaqs)

  1. (Islam) An Islamic divorce, sanctioned by the Qur'an.

VerbEdit

talaq (third-person singular simple present talaqs, present participle talaqing, simple past and past participle talaqed)

  1. (Islam) To divorce somebody by this means.
    • 1987, Srikanta Ghosh, Muslim Politics in India, page 46:
      Muslim women can be talaqed instantly, and thrown into the streets by whimsical husbands.

Usage notesEdit

  • Talaq normally refers to an Islamic divorce initiated by the husband. Khula is the term used when it is initiated by the wife.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Arabic طَلَاق(ṭalāq).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /taˈlak/, [t̪aˈlak]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧laq

NounEdit

talaq m (plural talaq)

  1. (Islam) talaq

TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *d(i)ālak (spleen). Cognate with Bashkir талаҡ (talaq).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

talaq

  1. spleen