خدیو

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian خدیو‎.

Noun[edit]

خدیو (hidiv)

  1. khedive

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: hidiv
  • French: khédive

Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bactrian χοαδηο (xoadēo, lord).

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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian خدیو
Iranian Persian
Tajik хадев (xadev)

خدیو (xadêv) (plural خدیوان(xadêvân))

  1. (archaic) lord, master, mighty ruler, king
    • 10th Century CE, Ferdowsi, Shahnameh
      سیامک به دست خزروان دیو / تبه گشت و ماند انجمن بی‌ خدیو
      siyâmak be daste xazarvan-e div / tabah gašt o mând anjoman bi xadiv
      Siamak perished in the fight with Khazarwan Div, / and the people lost their lord.
  2. (historical) khedive

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References[edit]

  • Nicholas Sims-Williams (December 15, 1988), "Bactrian language", Encyclopædia Iranica
  • Jafari Dehaghi, Mahmud; Emadaldin Sadri, Amir, “Vâmvâže-hey balxī dar pârsi now [Bactrian Loanwords in New-Persian]”, in Language Studies[1] (in Persian), volume 2, issue 4, Tehran: Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, 2012, page 3