kalifo

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Etymology[edit]

From English caliph, French calife, and German Kalif, from Arabic خَلِيفَة(ḵalīfa, caliph) and خَلِيف(ḵalīf, successor).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈlifo/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ka‧li‧fo

Noun[edit]

kalifo (accusative singular kalifon, plural kalifoj, accusative plural kalifojn)

  1. caliph

Usage notes[edit]

The unofficial form ĥalifo is often preferred due to its closer phonetic resemblance to the original Arabic.


Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

kalifo (plural kalifi)

  1. caliph