emir

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See also: Emir, emír, and émir

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French emir, from Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince). Akin to amir, Amir and admiral.

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Noun[edit]

emir ‎(plural usually emirs, rarely umara)

  1. a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation.
  2. a descendant of the prophet Muhammad.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

emir m ‎(plural emirs)

  1. emir

Danish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir c (singular definite emiren, plural indefinite emirer)

  1. an emir (Islamic prince or leader)

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir m ‎(plural emirs)

  1. emir (Islamic prince or leader)

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References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir m ‎(definite singular emiren, indefinite plural emirer, definite plural emirene)

  1. an emir (Islamic prince or leader)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir m ‎(definite singular emiren, indefinite plural emirar, definite plural emirane)

  1. an emir (Islamic prince or leader)

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir m pers

  1. emir (title of a prince, commander or other leader or ruler in an Islamic nation)

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir m (plural emires)

  1. emir (Islamic prince or leader)

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • amir (archaic, rare)
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Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

emir m ‎(plural emires)

  1. emir

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Swedish[edit]

Swedish Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic أَمِير ‎(ʾamīr, commander, prince).

Noun[edit]

emir c

  1. an emir (Islamic prince or leader)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of emir 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative emir emiren emirer emirerna
Genitive emirs emirens emirers emirernas

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [emiɾ]
  • Hyphenation: e‧mir

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish امر ‎(emir), from Arabic أَمْر ‎(ʾamr).

Noun[edit]

emir ‎(definite accusative emri, plural emirler)

  1. command
  2. order
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic أَمِيرْ ‎(ʾamīr).

Noun[edit]

emir ‎(definite accusative emiri, plural emirler)

  1. commander
  2. prince, ruler
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