or e·meer, a·mir, a·meer
Origin of emir
Examples from the Web for emir
He adds: “None of the fighters will dare touch it, if an emir has given permission.”
Also imprisoned with the boys: a Libyan member of ISIS who apparently had gotten into a dispute with the emir.
The next day they met a local ISIS official, or emir: a Saudi man who introduced himself as Abu Musa.
The emir often receives household heads asking him to let their sons leave ISIS and apparently he often responds positively.
The emir had apparently received the cup as a gift for his assistance during a famine in Egypt.Spain’s New ‘Holy Grail’: Jesus Couldn’t Afford That Kind of Bling|Candida Moss|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The maribout stopped his dromedary at the tent of the emir Hadjy, who commanded the caravan.The Pacha of Many Tales|Frederick Marryat
I saw the Emir afterwards in Samarcand; he is in the forty-second year of his age, of middle stature, somewhat corpulent.Travels in Central Asia|Arminius Vmbry
The advance guard of the Emir's army, commanded by Ivan Ogareff, might at any moment appear.
No, your Highness, but I was obliged to tear the envelope, the better to hide it from the Emir's soldiers.
Over every five or six Ras Miya an Emir presides, who is also provided with an assistant.Fire and Sword in the Sudan|Rudolf C. Slatin
British Dictionary definitions for emir
noun (in the Islamic world)
Word Origin for emir
Word Origin and History for emir
1590s, from Arabic amir "commander" (see admiral).