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خانم

Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkic han (king, ruler) + ım (feminine suffix for nobility titles)[1] Compare with begum.

NounEdit

خانم (hanım)

  1. Miss
  2. Mrs
  3. Lady
  4. wife
  5. woman

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “hanım” in Nişanyan Sözlük

PersianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkic xān and the genitive enclitic -em.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

خانم (xânom) (plural خانم‌ها)

  1. Miss
  2. Madam (Used in Iran especially in 19th century)