/ (ˈkeɪlɪf, ˈkæl-) /
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a variant spelling of caliph
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Words nearby khalif
Khakass Republic, khaki, khaki election, Khalid, Khalid ibn Abdul Aziz, khalif, khalifa, Khalkha, Khalkidhikí, Khalkidíki, Khalkís
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How to use khalif in a sentence
The retort of the khalif must have given them the surprise of their lives.A Boswell of Baghdad|E. V. Lucas
To the right of the throne stood five of the khalif's sons, to the left three others, one being absent from illness.
The streets and squares are enlivened with singing and rejoicing, and by parties who dance before the great king, called khalif.
The procession moves on into the court of the mosque, where the khalif mounts a wooden pulpit and expounds their law unto them.
The khalif is an excellent man, trustworthy and kind-hearted towards every one, but generally invisible to the Mohammedans.