nizam

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi निज़ाम(nizām), from Persian نظام(nezâm), from Arabic نِظَام(niẓām).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hindi) IPA(key): [nɪˈzɑːm]

Noun[edit]

nizam ‎(plural nizams)

  1. (historical) A native sovereign of Hyderabad, India.
  2. (historical) A regular soldier in the Turkish army.