Shah
Shah Shah (sh[aum]), n. [Per. sh[=a]h a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. {Checkmate}, {Chess}, {Pasha}.] A former title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia and Iran. [Written also {schah}.] [1913 Webster +PJC]

{Shah Nameh}. [Per., Book of Kings.] A celebrated historical poem written by Firdousi, being the most ancient in the modern Persian language. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]


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  • shah — shah …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Shah — ist die englische Transkription des persischen Worts für König und der Familienname folgender Personen: A. B. Shah (1920–1981), indischer Bürgerrechtler Azlan Shah (* 1928), Sultan von Perak, ehemaliger König von Malysia Idries Shah (auch Idris… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shah — → schah ● chah ou shah nom masculin (mot persan signifiant roi) Titre porté par des souverains du Moyen Orient (en Iran du début du XVIe s. à 1979), de l Asie centrale et de l Inde. ● chah ou shah (difficultés) nom masculin (mot persan signifiant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Shah — Fréquent chez les musulmans d Asie, aujourd hui très courant en Angleterre, le nom signifie en arabe roi, empereur (shâh) …   Noms de famille

  • shah — (n.) title of the king of Persia, 1560s, shaw, from Pers. shah, shortened from O.Pers. xЕЎayathiya king, from Indo Iranian *ksayati he has power over, rules from PIE *tke to gain control of, gain power over (Cf. Skt. ksatram dominion; Gk.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Shah — Shah, s. Schah …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Shah — [ʃa:] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Persian; Origin: king ] the title of the kings of Iran, used in the past …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shah — [ ʃa ] noun count in the past, a king in Iran and some other countries in the Middle East …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shah — ⊕ shah → sah …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • shah — sb., en, er, erne (HISTORISK iransk regent) …   Dansk ordbog

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