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ArabicEdit

 
Suleiman I of the Ottoman Empire

EtymologyEdit

From Aramaic שׁוּלְטָנָא‎ / ܫܘܼܠܛܵܢܵܐ(šulṭānā, power).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سُلْطَان (sulṭānm or f (usually uncountable)

  1. power, strength
  2. rule, dominion
  3. authority
    • 609–632 CE, Qur'an, 53:23:
      إِن هِيَ إِلّا أَسماءٌ سَمَّيتُموها أَنتُم وَآباؤُكُم ما أَنزَلَ اللَّهُ بِها مِن سُلطانٍ ۚ إِن يَتَّبِعونَ إِلَّا الظَّنَّ وَما تَهوَى الأَنفُسُ ۖ وَلَقَد جاءَهُم مِن رَبِّهِمُ الهُدىٰ
      These are but names which you have coined —you and your fathers— for which God has not sent down any authority. They follow nothing but conjectures and the desires of the [lower] soul, while there has already come to them the guidance from their Lord.
  4. mandate, authorization
  5. proof, evidence, an argument or case against
  6. a plea, an allegation, the grounds or basis for one's case being superior
  7. justification

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

سُلْطَان (sulṭānm (plural سَلَاطِين(salāṭīn))

  1. sultan

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DescendantsEdit


MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سلطان‎.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

سلطان (plural سلطان٢‎, informal first-person possessive سلطانکو‎, second-person possessive سلطانمو‎, third-person possessive سلطانڽ‎)

  1. sultan

Further readingEdit

  • "سلطان" in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu (Malay Literary Reference Centre).

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

NounEdit

سلطان (soltân)

  1. sultan
  2. king

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UrduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian سلطان‎, from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

NounEdit

سلطان (sultānm (Hindi spelling सुल्तान)

  1. sultan
  2. king