HyperDic: khalifah

English > 1 sense of the word khalifah:
NOUNperson khalifah, caliph, calif, kaliph, kalif, khalifthe civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth
English > khalifah: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningThe civil and religious leader of a Muslim state considered to be a representative of Allah on earth.
Example"many radical Muslims believe a Khalifah will unite all Islamic lands and people and subjugate the rest of the world"
Synonymscaliph, calif, kaliph, kalif, khalif
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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