Definitions for khankɑn, kæn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a title borne by rulers of the empire founded by Genghis Khan, and of the states that succeeded his empire in Asia and European Russia.
Category: Western History
a title of respect used in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and other countries of Asia.
Origin of khan:
1350–1400; ME Ca(a)n, Chan ult. < medieval Turkic xān
an inn or caravansary.
Origin of khan:
1350–1400; earlier kanne, cane, ME alchan蠐 Ar khān < Pers
a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
caravansary, caravanserai, khan, caravan inn(noun)
an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
of origin used extensively among Muslims of South Asia.
derived from the given name.
Origin: From Persian خانه (xâne) which means house.
a king; a prince; a chief; a governor; -- so called among the Tartars, Turks, and Persians, and in countries now or formerly governed by them
an Eastern inn or caravansary
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the title of a Tartar sovereign or prince; also an Eastern inn or caravansary.
Translations for khan
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a piece of any of several types of absorbent cloth or paper for drying oneself, dishes etc after washing etc
After her swim she dried herself with a towel; a roll of paper kitchen towels.
- toalhaPortuguese (BR)
- ručník; utěrkaCzech
- das HandtuchGerman
- håndklæde; køkkenrulleDanish
- toalla; pañoSpanish
- serviette; torchonFrench
- ubrus, ručnikCroatian
- handklæði, viskustykkiIcelandic
- ټوال، ځان وچونى، دسمال، توليه، لوښ وچونىPashto
- uterák; utierkaSlovak
- 毛巾，擦...紙Chinese (Trad.)
- 毛巾，擦...纸Chinese (Simp.)
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