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شاهین

See also: شاہین and شاهين

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شاهین

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian *šāhēn (literally majestic, kingly) and the given name *Šāhēn. Compare Middle Armenian շահէն (šahēn) and Old Armenian Շահէն (Šahēn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

شاهین (šâhin) (plural شاهین‌ها)

Dari شاهین
Iranian Persian شاهین
Tajik шоҳин (šohin)
  1. falcon, especially the Barbary falcon
  2. pointer of a scale

DescendantsEdit

Proper nounEdit

شاهین (Šâhin)

  1. A male given name, Shahin, Shaahin, Shaheen

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “Šāhēn” in Ferdinand Justi (1895), Iranisches Namenbuch, Marburg, page 274