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See also: Firman
firman (plural firmans)
- A royal decree issued by a sovereign in certain historical Islamic states, especially by the Sultan of Turkey.
- Hyponym: hatti-sherif
- 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, IV:
- his Sublimity's firman, The most imperative of sovereign spells, / Which every body does without who can […]
- 1990, Peter Hopkirk, The Great Game, Folio Society 2010, p. 134:
- He managed to obtain from the vizier a firman bearing the Emir's personal seal and ordering all Bokharan officials to assist the party in every way possible.
- 2005: International Law And The Great War, Coleman Phillipson
- It will be noted that the title of Sultan was adopted partly because that of Khedive had been conferred by an Ottoman firman.
- accusative singular of firma
- Genitive singular form of firma.
- Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present indicative form of firmar.
- (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present indicative form of firmar.
- definite singular of firma