Scheherazade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Scheherazade, from Russian Шехераза́да(Šexerazáda), from Persian شهرازاد(šahrâzâd), alternative form of شهرزاد(šahrzâd).

Popularized as the fictional wife and storyteller of the king Shahryar in One Thousand and One Nights.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃəˌheɹəˈzɑːd/, /ʃəˌheɹəˈzɑːdə/

Proper noun[edit]

Scheherazade

  1. A female name.

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