بیگم

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From بگم (bagam, queen), from بگ (beyg, titled man, chief), from Ottoman Turkish بك (beg), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (beg, ruler) from Old Turkic 𐰋𐰏 (beg, chief, titled man). Akin to Karakhanid باكْ (bēg, chief, a woman's husband), Old Uyghur [script needed] (beg, lord, chief).

Noun[edit]

بیگم (beygom)

  1. begum
  2. lady (of rank)

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بیگم, from Persian بگم (bagam), from Persian بگ (bag), lord. Compare Sanskrit भग (bhaga).

Noun[edit]

بیگم (begamf (Hindi spelling बेगम)

  1. begum
  2. lady (of rank)
  3. madam

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