What does Shah mean?

Definitions for Shahʃɑ, ʃɔ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Shah.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Shah, Shah of Iran(noun)

    title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran


  1. shah(Noun)

    A king of Persia.

  2. shah(Noun)

    A supreme ruler in some Middle Eastern nations.

  3. shah(Noun)

    A Ukrainian monetary unit.

  4. Shah(ProperNoun)

    A common surname in India.

  5. Origin: From (shâh), from 03CB.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shah(noun)

    the title of the supreme ruler in certain Eastern countries, especially Persia

  2. Origin: [Per. shh a king, sovereign, prince. Cf. Checkmate, Chess, Pasha.]


  1. Shah

    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

  1. Shah

    shä, n. the monarch of Persia. [Pers.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Shah

    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.

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Anagrams for Shah »

  1. ahhs

  2. hash

  3. ahhs, hash


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shah in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mohammed Reza Pahlavi:

    Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people.

  2. Sohrabuddin Sheikh:

    Amit Shah has wrongly been protected and we will challenge the court's order in the high court.

  3. Bob Baffert:

    Kaleem Shah has waited a long time for horses like that, he's been on a roll lately with Bayern and now him.

  4. Ghulam Jilani Farahi:

    Daesh fighters brutally killed these people and their dead bodies have been carried to Shah Joi district hospital.

  5. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Ralph Peters, Interview in American Heritage:

    The shah always falls in the end, Saddam always turns on you, and the Saudis always betray you. If we support evil, the long-term price is almost always too high.

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