fakir

英 ['fɑːkɪə] 美
  • n. (伊斯兰教或印度教的)托钵僧,苦行者(伊斯兰教或印度教的)托钵僧,苦行者;骗子
  • n. (Fakir)人名;(阿拉伯、土)法基尔
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fakir 托钵僧

来自阿拉伯语,穷人,虔诚苦修者。

fakir (n.)
c. 1600, from Arabic faqir "a poor man," from faqura "he was poor." Term for Muslim holy man who lived by begging, supposedly from a saying of Muhammad's, el fakr fakhri ("poverty is my pride"). Misapplied in 19c. English (possibly under influence of faker) to Hindu ascetics. Arabic plural form fuqara may have led to variant early English forms such as fuckeire (1630s).