خان

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Arabic[edit]

خَان
خَان

Etymology 1[edit]

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From Persian خان(xân, caravanserai).

خِيَانَة

Noun[edit]

خَان (ḵānm (plural خَانَات(ḵānāt))

  1. hostel, caravanserai, inn
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the root خ و ن(ḵ-w-n).

Verb[edit]

خَانَ (ḵāna) I, non-past يَخُونُ‎‎ (yaḵūnu)

  1. to be disloyal, to be faithless, to be false, to be treacherous, to be perfidious; to act disloyally, to act treacherously, to act perfidiously
  2. to betray
    1. to cheat, to dupe, to hoodwink, to deceive, to impose upon, to fool, to deceive, to mislead
    2. to forsake, to desert, to let down
    3. to fail, to break (a promise, contract)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From earlier قَان(qān), derived from Old Turkic 𐰴𐰣(qan) a contraction of 𐰴𐰍𐰣(qaɣan); doublet of خاقان(ḵāqān) an earlier form, from Middle Persian hʾkʾn' (xāgān), from Old Turkic 𐰴𐰍𐰣(qaɣan); ultimately of unknown origin, suggested as a borrowing.

Noun[edit]

خَان (ḵānm (plural خَوَانِين(ḵawānīn))

  1. khan, a ruler in Northern Asia
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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

خان
خان

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian خان(xân, caravanserai).

Noun[edit]

خان (han) (plural خانلار‎)

  1. inn, caravanserai

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: han
  • Albanian: han
  • Aromanian: háne
  • Bulgarian: хан (han)
  • Greek: χάνι (cháni)
  • Hungarian: hán
  • Romanian: han
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: ха̑н
    Latin: hȃn

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Old Turkic 𐰴𐰍𐰣(qaɣan), considered to be of non-Turkic Central Asian origin.

Noun[edit]

خان (han)

  1. khan

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Поленаковиќ, Харалампие (2007), “817.”, in Зузана Тополињска, Петар Атанасов, editors, Турските елементи во ароманскиот, put into Macedonian from the author’s Serbo-Croatian Turski elementi u aromunskom dijalektu (1939, unpublished) by Веселинка Лаброска, Скопје: Македонска академија на науките и уметностите, →ISBN, page 134
  • Zenker, Julius Theodor (1876), “خان”, in Türkisch-arabisch-persisches Handwörterbuch, volume 2, Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, page 402

Persian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian hʾn' (xān, house).

Noun[edit]

خان (xân) (plural خان‌ها(xân-hâ))

  1. caravanserai

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “xān”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 93

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic, probably of non-Turkic Central Asian origin.

Noun[edit]

خان (xân) (plural خان‌ها(xân-hâ) or خانات(xânât) or خوانین(xavânin))

  1. khan

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Punjabi[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

خان (kḥānm (Gurmukhi spelling ਖ਼ਾਨ)

  1. A surname​, Khan.

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian خان(xān)

Noun[edit]

خان (xānm (Hindi spelling ख़ान) (plural خوانین(xavānīn))

  1. khan

Uyghur[edit]

Noun[edit]

خان (xan) (plural خانلار(xanlar))

  1. khan