Hajji
Hajji (sometimes spelled Hadji, Haji, Alhaji, Al hage, Al hag or El-Hajj) is a title which is originally given to a Muslim person who has successfully completed the Hajj to Mecca. In its traditional context, it is often used to refer to an elder, since it can take time to accumulate the wealth to fund the travel, and today, in many Muslim societies, it is an honorific title used for a respectful man. The title is placed before a person's name (for instance, Saif Gani becomes Hajji Saif Gani). It is derived from the Arabic ḥājj, which is the active participle of the verb ḥajja 'to make the pilgrimage [to Mecca]'. The alternative form ḥajjī is derived from the name of the Hajj with the adjectival suffix -ī, and this was the form adopted by non-Arabic languages. In some areas, the title has
Hajji
Hajji (sometimes spelled Hadji, Haji, Alhaji, Al hage, Al hag or El-Hajj) is a title which is originally given to a Muslim person who has successfully completed the Hajj to Mecca. In its traditional context, it is often used to refer to an elder, since it can take time to accumulate the wealth to fund the travel, and today, in many Muslim societies, it is an honorific title used for a respectful man. The title is placed before a person's name (for instance, Saif Gani becomes Hajji Saif Gani). It is derived from the Arabic ḥājj, which is the active participle of the verb ḥajja 'to make the pilgrimage [to Mecca]'. The alternative form ḥajjī is derived from the name of the Hajj with the adjectival suffix -ī, and this was the form adopted by non-Arabic languages. In some areas, the title has