A provincial governor in certain Islamic countries.
(Norse mythology) one of the Aesir and avenger of Balder; son of Odin
(Islam) A saint or prophet.
A wali (wali Arabic: وَلِيّ, walīy; plural أَوْلِيَاء, ʾawliyāʾ), the Arabic word which has been variously translated , , , , is most commonly used by Muslims to indicate an Islamic saint, otherwise referred to by the more literal .When the Arabic definite article (ال) is added, it refers to one of the names of God in Islam, Allah - al-Walī (الْوليّ), meaning . In the traditional Islamic understanding of saints, the saint is portrayed as someone "marked by [special] divine favor ...
‘master’; ‘authority’; ‘custodian’; ‘protector’; ‘friend of God’; ‘al’; ‘the Helper, Friend’;