From Turkic han (king, ruler) + ım (feminine suffix for nobility titles) Compare with begum.
خانم • (hanım)
From Turkic xān and the genitive enclitic -em, or perhaps from Persian کانم (kânom, “a married woman”).
خانم • (xânom) (plural خانمها (xânom-hâ))
- Mrs, Ms
- Madam (Used in Iran especially in 19th century)