See also: شاہین and شاهين

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شاهین

Alternative formsEdit

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(šâhin-hâ))

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

  • Justi, Ferdinand (1895), “Šāhēn”, in Iranisches Namenbuch (in German), Marburg: N. G. Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, page 274