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خليفة

See also: خلیفہ and خلیفه

ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the primitive root خلف (xálafa), to be the successor. Compare Hebrew חלף.

NounEdit

خليفة (xalīfa) m, خلفاء (xulafā’) pl, خلائف (xalā’if) pl

  1. caliph
  2. vicar, deputy
  3. successor

DescendantsEdit