Ayatollah

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Ayatollah (Persie: آيت‌الله‎, translit. āyatollāh frae Arabic: آية الله‎, translit. ʾāyatu ʾAllāh "Sign o Allah") is a heich-rankin teetle gien tae Usuli Twaler Shī‘ah clerics. Thae who carry the teetle are experts in Islamic studies such as juirisprudence, quran readin, an filosofie an uisually teach in Islamic seminaries. The next lawer clerical rank is Hujjat al-Islam.