sultāns

See also: sultans

LatvianEdit

 sultāns on Latvian Wikipedia
 
Mehmets III, Osmaņu impērijas sultāns

EtymologyEdit

Via other European languages (compare French sultan, German Sultan), ultimately borrowed from Turkish sultan, itself from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān), apparently from Aramaic [script needed] (šultānā, strength, power, authority).

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NounEdit

sultāns m (1st declension)

  1. sultan (hereditary ruler in certain Muslim states called sultanates)
    sultāna pilssultan's palace
    Osmaņu impērijas sultānssultan of the Ottoman empire
    tas notika toreiz, kad es viesojos pie turku sultānathis happened at the time when I was visiting the Turkish Sultan

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