سلطان

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Arabic[edit]

Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire

Etymology[edit]

From Aramaic שׁוּלְטָנָא‎ / ܫܘܼܠܛܵܢܵܐ(šulṭānā, power).

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Noun[edit]

سُلْطَان (sulṭānm or f (usually uncountable)

  1. power, strength
  2. rule, dominion
  3. authority
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 53:23:
      إِن هِيَ إِلّا أَسماءٌ سَمَّيتُموها أَنتُم وَآباؤُكُم ما أَنزَلَ اللَّهُ بِها مِن سُلطانٍ ۚ إِن يَتَّبِعونَ إِلَّا الظَّنَّ وَما تَهوَى الأَنفُسُ ۖ وَلَقَد جاءَهُم مِن رَبِّهِمُ الهُدىٰ
      These are but names which you have coined —you and your fathers— for which God has not sent down any authority. They follow nothing but conjectures and the desires of the [lower] soul, while there has already come to them the guidance from their Lord.
  4. mandate, authorization
  5. proof, evidence, an argument or case against
  6. a plea, an allegation, the grounds or basis for one's case being superior
  7. justification

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Noun[edit]

سُلْطَان (sulṭānm (plural سَلَاطِين(salāṭīn))

  1. sultan

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سلطان‎.

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Noun[edit]

سلطان (plural سلطان٢‎, informal 1st possessive سلطانکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive سلطانمو‎, 3rd possessive سلطانڽ‎)

  1. sultan

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

Noun[edit]

سلطان (soltân)

  1. sultan
  2. king

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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian سلطان‎, from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

Noun[edit]

سلطان (sultānm (Hindi spelling सुल्तान)

  1. sultan
  2. king