shah

[ shah, shaw ]
/ ʃɑ, ʃɔ /

noun (often initial capital letter)

(formerly, in Iran) king; sovereign.

Origin of shah

1560–70; < Persian: king

Related forms

shah·dom, noun
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shah

/ (ʃɑː) /

noun

a ruler of certain Middle Eastern countries, esp (formerly) Iran

Derived Forms

shahdom, noun

Word Origin for shah

C16: from Persian: king
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