Origin of sayyid
Examples from the Web for sayyid
The best known was Brotherhood alumnus Sayyid Qutb, whom the Egyptian state executed in 1966.
More usually written Said or Sayyid, the same as the more familiar Cid.The Bible in Spain - Vol. 2 [of 2]|George Borrow
At that time there were excellent archer-braves; one of the most distinguished was Sayyid Muammad-i-ars.
His tutor, Sayyid Mamd,482 presumably was a Sha; through this he himself became infected by that heresy.
Word Origin for sayyid
also sayid, Islamic title of honor, applied to descendants of Hussein, Muhammad's grandson, 1788, from Arabic sayyid "lord, chief," perhaps literally "speaker, spokesman."