As nouns the difference between emir and caliph
is that emir
is emir while caliph
is the political leader of the muslim world, successor of muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.
a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.
* calif, kalif, kaliph, khalif, khalifa
The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
- Ahmadis call their Caliph the Khalifatul Masih .