Maqdisi

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Maqdisi or Muqaddasi (Arabic: مقدسي‎) is an Arabic nisba implying origin in Jerusalem. The word is derived from the Semitic triliteral root Q-D-S (meaning "holy") to denote the Arabic name for Jerusalem, Al Quds.

Al-Maqdisi (المقدسي) is used as an appellative to refer to a number of people, including:

It is also used in Arabic names for Jerusalem, such as Bayt al-Maqdis ("holy house").

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