Shah, Shah of Iran(noun)
title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran
A king of Persia.
A supreme ruler in some Middle Eastern nations.
A Ukrainian monetary unit.
A common surname in India.
Origin: From (shâh), from 03CB.
the title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia
Origin: [Per. shh a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. Checkmate, Chess, Pasha.]
Shah is a title given to the kings and lords of Iran and India. It was continuously used in Persia and Greater Iran. In India, it was used by Mughal rulers. The word derives from the Old Iranian, Avestan xšaΘra, "power" and "command", corresponding to Sanskrit kshatriya, "warrior". The full, Old Persian title of the Achaemenid rulers of the First Persian Empire was XšāyaΘiya XšāyaΘiyānām, "King of Kings"."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shä, n. the monarch of Persia. [Pers.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an abbreviation of Shah-in-Shah ("King of Kings"), the title by which the monarchs of Persia are known; may also be used in Afghanistan and other Asiatic countries, but more generally the less assuming title of Khan is taken.
The numerical value of Shah in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Shah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- šach, šáhCzech
- sah, chaSpanish
- chah, shahFrench
- sjah, shahNorwegian
- шах, шагRussian
- šah, шахSerbo-Croatian
- шах, шагUkrainian
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