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khilʿa: A robe of honor
khirqa: Ṣūfī robe
khishtī: "brick-shaped (cake)"
Khūnd ʿĀlam: "Master of the World (title of the sultan of India)"
Khurmā wa māhī lūt-i padishāhī: "Dates and fish are a royal dish" (a saying at Hurmuz)
khurramgāh: A practice
khushkār: "coarse flour"
Khuṭba at Mecca: A practice
khuṭba: A practice
khwāja: A term of respect and honor
kilage: "Maldivian principal wazīr"
king of England: title
king of France: A practice
king of Germany: title
king of India: A practice
king of the merchants: A practice
king of the physicians: A practice
king of the Romans: title
kirānī: "ship’s writer"
kleisourarkhēs: A Byzantine title, the commander of a kleisoura
koghmnapet: An Armenian military commander
Kohanim: Jewish and Samaritan priests
kottē: "twelve thousand cowries"
Kral: Serbian title for king
Krios: name of a man who rescued Phrixus in one version of the myth
Krishna: Hindu god
krknazatik: The Sunday following Easter in the Armenian church
Kūfa, destruction of in the apocalypse: A practice
kujuk khātūn: "junior lady, lady chamberlain among the Golden Horde"
kulā: A type of hat
kulū: mayor of Iṣfahān
Kunār: "title of the sultan of Kunakār"
kundura: "small boat"
Kundur Khāqān: title of a Khazar official
kunya: a type of Arabic name
kūrgā: "one of Mongol royal prerogatives"
kurūh: a unit of length, approximately a mile
kūshān: "(meat) sauce"
kūshān: "curdled milk"
kushk: a kind of wooden pavilion
kutlu ayusun: "(Turkish phrase)"
kutwāl: An Urdu title
labarum: having a cross on a military banner
labbayka Allāhuma: A practice
lak: "(100,000 silver coins)"
lapis lazuli: A practice
Latin Christianity: The religion of the Franks
law of Moses: A practice
Laylat al-Isrāʾ: A practice
Laylat al-Maḥyā: a Shiite festival on Najaf on the eve of the 27th of Rajab
leeches: A practice
legate: A representative of a Christian patriarch or bishop
lemon: A practice
Lent: A practice
lentils: A practice
lepers: A practice
leprosy: A practice
Libra: zodiac sign
lice: A practice
lightning: A practice
linen: A practice
lion: A practice
lion-taming: A practice
lithām: "Tuareg veil"
litter: for carrying people, a palanquin
Liturgy of Nestorius: a liturgy of the Church of the East
load: a variable unit of measurement describing how much of something could be loaded on a single carriage, animal, or person
locusts: A practice
locusts viewed as punishment for injustice: A practice
loggias: A type of building
loghak: a kind of marine animal
Lote-Tree of the Extremity: a celestial tree which marks the boundary beyond which mortals may not pass into heaven
loti-tree: A practice
lots: A practice
lotus berries: A practice
lūbiyā: "small bean (Vigna cattiang)"
lukham: a type of fish caught at Ḥāsik in southern Arabia
lunar eclipses: A practice
luqaymāt al-qāḍī: "(cakes)"
lute: A practice
mace: A practice
madīna: Designation of a settlement as a city
Madman: A pejorative applied to the Prophet Muhammad (after Hosea 9:7)
madrasa: A practice
Māfākalū: "Maldivian finance officer"
Magic books: A practice
Magic: A practice
Magicians: A practice
Magi: Zoroastrian clergy
maḥārībī: A type of robe of honor with the figure of a miḥrāb
mahārī camels: "(camels)"
al-Mahdi and Jesus, relationship between: In one Muslim understanding of the apocalpyse, Jesus and the Mahdi are either allies, redeemers who will arrive one after the other, or the same person
Mahdi, apocalyptic conquests of: The Mahdi conquers areas of the Middle East and beyond for the Muslims in some Muslim conceptions of the apocalypse
Mahdi, enmity with Sufyānī: The mahdi will return to earth to fight the Sufyani in an early Islamic conception of the apocalpyse
al-Mahdī: messianic figure and apocalyptic redeemer, sometimes (though not always) associated with the twelfth Shi'ī imam, Muḥammad al-Mahdī
Mahdi, rule of: The mahdi will return to earth as a ruler and fight the Dajjal in an early Islamic conception of the apocalpyse
maḥmil: a ceremonial litter accompanying the Hajj from various regions