- one of the four schools of Islamic law, founded by Abu Hanifa.
Origin of Hanafi
< Arabic Ḥanafī, derivative of name of founder Abū Ḥanīfah
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The Hanafi and Shfi' churches were represented, and in front of their respective representatives sat the Governor.Jm
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