Hanafi

adjective
Han·​a·​fi | \ ˈha-nə-(ˌ)fē How to pronounce Hanafi (audio) \

Definition of Hanafi

: of or relating to an orthodox school of Sunni Muslim jurisprudence followed especially in southern and central Asia

First Known Use of Hanafi

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hanafi

Arabic ḥanafī, from Abū Ḥanīfa †767 Muslim jurist

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“Hanafi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hanafi. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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