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The term 'kuffar'

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Submitted by stanley b (United States), Apr 22, 2013 at 19:13

Hi, the term kuffar is widely used (with multiple spellings- kufr, kaffir, kafr, etc) to denote basically the equivalent of unclean- also known as infidel. In other words, those who are non-Muslims and therefore impure.

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