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(full: abu-Hanifa[h] al-Nu'man ibn-Thabit; 699–767). B. (Al) Kufa(h), Iraq; perhaps Persian; founded Hanafi(tes), one of the 4 orthodox (or Sunnite) schools of Muslim law; regarded by orthodox as infallible interpreter of the Koran. See also Sunnites.

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