HyperDic: calif

English > 1 sense of the word calif:
NOUNperson calif, caliph, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifahthe civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
calif > pronunciation
Soundskae'lihf; kae.lahfao'rnyah
Rhymesbailiff ... Wickliffe: 18 rhymes with ihf...
Abkhazia ... Virginia: 48 rhymes with yah...
English > calif: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth.
Synonymscaliph, kaliph, kalif, khalif, khalifah
InstancesAliThe fourth caliph of Islam / Islam who is considered to be the first caliph by Shiites
BroaderMuslim, MoslemA believer in or follower of Islam
ruler, swayerA person who rules or commands
Spanishcalifa, calif, kalif, kaliph
Catalancalifa, kalif, kaliph

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