Babi



Also called Babism. a Persian religion, originating in the 19th century, now supplanted by Bahaʾi.
an adherent of Bābī.
Contemporary Examples

No, the country of Makhno, of the Holocaust by bullet, and of babi Yar, was not spared the anti-Semitic virus.
Bernard-Henri Levy: Ukraine’s Revolutionaries Are Not Fascists Bernard-Henri Lévy February 25, 2014

Historical Examples

The term babi is not appropriate to the religion of Baha nor to his followers.
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

Porcupine (Hystrix longicauda) landak, and, for distinction, babi landak.
The History of Sumatra William Marsden

The babi movement is a very remarkable one, and is spreading far and wide, and doing much to break the power of the priesthood.
Henry Martyn Saint and Scholar George Smith

The babi alphabet, unlike the Arabic and Persian, was written from left to right.
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

At babi it was not yet desert—there was grass and wheat; but the garden-belt and trees had finished.
The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad Edward John Thompson

Abbas Effendi says,426 “It was done by a certain babi, by sheer madness, one other person being his accomplice.”
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

The doctrines appear to be endemic in Persia, and in our own days appeared again in the babi movement.
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

I will now give some details from the history of the babi and Bahai “Manifestations” to show their practice in regard to marriage.
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

At that time Baha had been for many years a leader in the babi religion, had written the “Ikan,” and announced his mission.
Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

noun
a disciple of the Bab
another word for Babism

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