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.


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.

    Jm|Frederick Hadland Davis