visir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French vizir, from Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (Turkish vezir), from Arabic وَزِير (wazīr, helper, aide, minister). Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (vicir) and Old Persian 𐎻𐎡𐎨𐎡𐎼𐎠 (vichira).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

visir m (plural visirs)

  1. vizier

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَزِير (wazīr, helper, aide, minister)

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

visir m (invariable)

  1. vizier

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic وزير (wazír), from Arabic وَزِير (wazīr, minister). Compare alguacil.

Noun[edit]

visir m (plural visires)

  1. vizier