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خليفة

See also: خلیفہ and خلیفه

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the primitive root خَلَفَ (ḵalafa), to be the successor. Compare Hebrew חלף.

NounEdit

خَلِيفَة (ḵalīfam (plural خُلَفَاء (ḵulafāʾ) or خَلَائِف (ḵalāʾif))

  1. caliph
  2. vicar, deputy
  3. successor

DescendantsEdit