how to pronounce caliph


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caliph is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of caliph in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… I wrote the golden short caliph or his …”

meanings of caliph


  1. The political leader of the Muslim world, successor of Muhammad's political authority, not religious or spiritual.
  2. Alternative spelling of caliph.

caliph frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word caliph occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics caliph can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that caliph can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to caliph


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