The plural of Khulq. Natures, dispositions, habits, manners The general term for books on morality, e.g. Akhlaq-i-Jalali, Akhlaq-i-Mushini, the name of a dissertation on Ethics by Husain Wa ‘iz Kashifi, A.H. 910, which has been translated into English by the Rev. H.G. Keene (WH Allen & Co).
Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam