satrap

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English satrape, from Latin satrapēs(governor), from Ancient Greek σατράπης(satrápēs), from Median *xšaθrapāwan-(literally kingdom-protector)[1], which is cognate with Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠(xšaçapāvā); see there for more.

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Noun[edit]

satrap ‎(plural satraps)

  1. A governor of a Persian province.
  2. A subordinate ruler.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Mackenzie, D. N. (1998), “ENGLISH i. Persian Elements in English”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[1], New York, retrieved 2016-12-17

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin satrapēs(governor), from Ancient Greek σατράπης(satrápēs), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠(xšaçapāvā, protector of the province).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sǎtrap/
  • Hyphenation: sat‧rap

Noun[edit]

sàtrap m ‎(Cyrillic spelling са̀трап)

  1. satrap

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