ʽAlī

biographical name
\ä-ˈlē, ˈä-lē\
variants: Arabic ʽAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib \-​ˌi-​bən-​ˌä-​bē-​ˈtä-​lib \

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circa 600–661 cousin and son-in-law of Muhammad 4th orthodox caliph (656–661)

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