shah

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian شاه (šāh), from Middle Persian 𐭱𐭠𐭤 (šāh), from Old Persian 𐏋 (xšāyaθiya).

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shah (plural shahs)

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  1. A king of Persia or Iran.
  2. A supreme ruler in some Middle Eastern or South Asian nations.
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The wife of the last shah of Iran used the title shahbanu, which was translated as empress into English.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ukrainian шаг (šah).

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shah (plural shahs)

  1. (historical) An Ukrainian monetary unit.
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ottoman Turkish شاه (shâh), from Persian شاه (shâh)

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shah m

  1. chess

French[edit]

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From Persian

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shah m (plural shahs)

  1. Alternative spelling of schah

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