شاهین

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See also: شاہینand شاهين

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شاهین

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *šāhēn (literally majestic, kingly) and the given name *Šāhēn. Related to Persian شاه(šâh) - shah, king.

Compare Middle Armenian շահէն (šahēn) and Old Armenian Շահէն (Šahēn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

شاهین (šâhin) (plural شاهین‌ها(šâhin-hâ))

Dari Persian شاهین
Iranian Persian
Tajik шоҳин (šohin)
  1. falcon, especially the Barbary falcon
  2. pointer of a scale

Descendants[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

شاهین (šâhin)

  1. A male given name, Shahin, Shaahin or Shaheen.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Justi, Ferdinand (1895), “Šāhēn”, in Iranisches Namenbuch (in German), Marburg: N. G. Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 274