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Hanafi

[ han-uh-fee ]
/ ˈhæn ə fi /
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noun Islam.
one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Abu Hanifa.
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Origin of Hanafi

<Arabic Ḥanafī, derivative of name of founder Abū Ḥanīfah

OTHER WORDS FROM Hanafi

Han·a·fite, noun

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How to use Hanafi in a sentence

  • The Hanafi and Shfi' churches were represented, and in front of their respective representatives sat the Governor.

    Jm|Frederick Hadland Davis
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