How Do You Spell CALIF?

Correct spelling for the English word "CALIF" is [k_ˈa_l_ɪ_f], [kˈalɪf], [kˈalɪf]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of CALIF

  1. CALIPH, k[=a]'lif, or kal'if, n. the name assumed by the successors of Mohammed.--ns. CAL'IFATE, CAL'IPHATE, the office, rank, or government of a calif. [Fr.--Ar. khal[=i]fah, a successor.]

Common Misspellings for CALIF

Below is the list of 273 misspellings for the word "calif".

Usage Examples for CALIF

  1. And the worst of it was, that the calif was now aware of his designs, and would be able, he knew, before the next season, to take effectual measures to defend himself. - "Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott
  2. So he became calif of Harvey. - "In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
  3. He was rewarded for his prodigality by the following: R. P. McKeon, Mills Building, Sacramento, Calif. - "The Long Chance" by Peter B. Kyne
  4. Genghis Khan was well pleased to receive the proposals of the calif, but he sent back word in reply that he could not at present engage in any hostile movement against the sultan on account of the treaty of peace and commerce which he had recently established with him. - "Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series" by Jacob Abbott