adelantat : An elected administrator of a Muslim community involved in the fiscal and judicial affairs of the community as a whole; each community had from two to four such officials.
alfondeguer : The Christian lessee of the fonduk (see below) of a Muslim community.
aljama : The corporate municipal body of the Muslims; it was roughly comparable to the Christian universitas .
almugaver : A foreign Muslim raider, usually from the sultanate of Granada.
amin[*] : The chief financial official of the Muslim community and the most prominent intermediary between it and the Christian authorities.
c asabiyah[*] : Agnatic solidarity among the members of a Muslim lineage group.
çalmedina : A Muslim official with police and executive functions within the community.
censal : A long-term loan liquidated by the debtor through the payment of annual pensions, with interest, to the creditor.
Converso : A convert from Judaism to Christianity.
dhimmah : A contract according protection to Christians and Jews living under Islamic rule.
dhimmi[*] : A beneficiary of the dhimmah .
faqih[*] : A Muslim jurist, often acting as a schoolteacher and preacher in the mosque among the Muslims of Valencia.
fonduk : An inn and goods depository, often with a tavern, intended for visiting Muslims and Jews.
Furs : The law code of the kingdom of Valencia.
morería : The Muslim quarter of a city or town.
Morisco : A convert from Islam to Christianity.
Mudejar : A Muslim living under Spanish Christian rule.
qadi[*] : A Muslim judge; the most important official in the aljama.
Shariah : Islamic law, based on the Qur'an and the Sunnah .
Sunnah : The deeds and statements of the Prophet Muhammad that acquired normative force in Islam.
ummah : The international Islamic community.