mogul

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈməʊ.ɡəl/, /ˈməʊ.ɡʌl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmoʊ.ɡəl/, /ˈmoʊ.ɡʌl/

Etymology 1[edit]

The word mogul originally meant Mongol, or person of Mongolian descent. In this context, it refers to the Mughal Empire (mughal being Persian or Arabic for "Mongol") of Indian Subcontinent that existed between 1526 and 1857: the early Mughal emperors claimed a heritage dating back to Mongol ruler Genghis Khan . The modern meaning of the word is supposedly derived from the storied riches of the Mughal emperors, which for example produced the Taj Mahal.

Noun[edit]

mogul (plural moguls)

  1. a rich or powerful person; a magnate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From dialectal German Mugel.

Noun[edit]

mogul (plural moguls)

  1. a hump or bump on a skiing piste
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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English mogul, from Persian مغول‎ (muġul, Mongol).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoɡul/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧gul

Noun[edit]

mogul (plural mogulok)

  1. (historical) Mughal, Moghul (a member of the Mughal dynasty)
  2. mogul (a rich and powerful person)

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