Origin of caliph
OTHER WORDS FROM caliphcal·iph·al [kal-uh-fuhl, key-luh-], /ˈkæl ə fəl, ˈkeɪ lə-/, adjective
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How to use caliph in a sentence
One of Al-Nayrīzī’s treatises for the caliph discussed how to determine the distance to upright objects.
Already in 2012, people were living as if Baghdadi was the caliph.Islamist Terrorism Is Not Done With Us, Warns Former al Qaeda Hostage Theo Padnos|Karl Vick|February 25, 2021|Time
“This is my advice to you,” said the self-proclaimed caliph.
The Caliph is just playing a role for his time,” says Abu Mustafa, “then we will be done with him.
The new Caliph, “Ibrahim,” thoroughly looks the part of a super-villain, and his initial statements exactly fit the bill.
Baghdad officials claimed the self-proclaimed caliph was wounded in an air strike days earlier.The Terrorist Caliph as Nation Builder in Iraq, Syria, and Beyond|Jamie Dettmer|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He became the astronomer and physician of the Caliph Motadhid.Old-Time Makers of Medicine|James J. Walsh
I went immediately to wait upon the caliph, and gave him an account of my embassy.The Arabian Nights|Unknown
A similar temper was diffused among the subjects of the caliph.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
The word Caliph means the vicar or the successor of the Prophet.
If they prefer to continue to recognize the Sultan as Caliph, they should be free to do so.