What is the difference between calif and caliph?

calif | caliph | Alternative forms |

Calif is an alternative form of caliph.


As nouns the difference between calif and caliph

is that calif is (caliph) while caliph is the political leader of the muslim world, successor of muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.

calif

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • caliph

    English

    Alternative forms

    * calif, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifa

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
  • Ahmadis call their Caliph the Khalifatul Masih .