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Hanafi

[han-uh-fee]
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noun Islam.
  1. one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Abu Hanifa.

Origin of Hanafi

< Arabic Ḥanafī, derivative of name of founder Abū Ḥanīfah
Related formsHan·a·fite, noun
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  • The Hanafi and Shfi' churches were represented, and in front of their respective representatives sat the Governor.

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    Frederick Hadland Davis