bahadur

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

English transliteration of Hindi बहादुर (bahādur, brave, valiant), from Persian بهادر(bahâdor).

Noun[edit]

bahadur (plural bahadurs)

  1. (originally) A warrior, especially a Mongol.
  2. (India, historical) A Mughal honorific connoting martial courage and valor, suffixed to name or title, which it raises by half a degree. Commonly bestowed upon loyal princes and victorious military commanders by Mughal emperors, and later by their British successors.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bahadur, from Persian بهادر(bahâdor).[1]

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Noun[edit]

bahadur (plural bahadur-bahadur, first-person possessive bahadurku, second-person possessive bahadurmu, third-person possessive bahadurnya)

  1. (obsolete) hero
    Synonyms: pahlawan, satria

Adjective[edit]

bahadur

  1. (obsolete) brave
    Synonym: gagah berani

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mohammad Khosh Haikal Azad (2018), “Historical Cultural Linkages between Iran and Southeast Asia: Entered Persian Vocabularies in the Malay Language”, in Journal of Cultural Relation, page 117-144

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