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See also: Sultan, sultán, and sułtan

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French sultan, from Turkish sultan, from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān), from Aramaic שולטנא(šulṭānā, strength, authority) (compare Hebrew שִׁלְטוֹן(shiltón) and Hebrew סוּלְטָן(sultán)).[1] Compare soldan.

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sultan (plural usually sultans, rarely salateen)

  1. (historical) The holder of a secular office, formally subordinate to, but de facto the power behind the throne of, the caliph.
  2. A hereditary ruler in various Muslim states (sultanate), varying from petty principalities (as in Indonesia and in Yemen), often vassal of a greater ruler, to independent realms, such as Oman, Brunei, or an empire such as the Turkish Ottoman Empire.
  3. (card games) A variant of solitaire, played with two decks of cards.
  4. A breed of chicken originating in Turkey, kept primarily in gardens for ornamental reasons. See: sultan (chicken)

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "sultan" in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition (2008).

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān)

NounEdit

sultan c (singular definite sultanen, plural indefinite sultaner)

  1. sultan (ruler)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Turkish sultan, from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān), from Aramaic שולטנא(šulṭānā, strength, authority).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʏl.tɑn/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sul‧tan

NounEdit

sultan m (plural sultans, feminine sultane)

  1. sultan, a Muslim ruler title
  2. a certain pastry

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

sultan m (plural sultans)

  1. A sultan: a Muslim ruler with a certain title.
  2. A silk-ornamented basket.
  3. A perfume sachet to put in a linen coffer.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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IcelandicEdit

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

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sultan m (plural slaten)

  1. (dated) king

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān)

NounEdit

sultan m (definite singular sultanen, indefinite plural sultaner, definite plural sultanene)

  1. sultan (ruler)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān)

NounEdit

sultan m (definite singular sultanen, indefinite plural sultanar, definite plural sultanane)

  1. sultan (ruler)

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RomanianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Turkish sultan, from Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān).

NounEdit

sultan m (plural sultani)

  1. sultan
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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?] (compare Turkish sultan), from Arabic سلطان(sulṭān).

NounEdit

sùltān m (Cyrillic spelling су̀лта̄н)

  1. sultan

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SwedishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān)

NounEdit

sultan c

  1. sultan (ruler)

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Declension of sultan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sultan sultanen sultaner sultanerna
Genitive sultans sultanens sultaners sultanernas

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سُلْطَان(sulṭān), from Aramaic שולטנא(šulṭānā, strength, authority) (compare Hebrew שִׁלְטוֹן(shiltón)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sultan (definite accusative sultanı, plural sultanlar)

  1. A monarchic title for Sunni Muslim monarchs.
  2. A noble title for monarch's mother, wifes and children.
  3. A honorific title for Bektashi saints.
  4. A breed of chicken originating in Turkey, kept primarily in gardens for ornamental reasons. See: sultan (chicken)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative sultan
Definite accusative sultanı
Singular Plural
Nominative sultan sultanlar
Definite accusative sultanı sultanları
Dative sultana sultanlara
Locative sultanda sultanlarda
Ablative sultandan sultanlardan
Genitive sultanın sultanların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular sultanım sultanlarım
2nd singular sultanın sultanların
3rd singular sultanı sultanları
1st plural sultanımız sultanlarımız
2nd plural sultanınız sultanlarınız
3rd plural sultanları sultanları
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular sultanım sultanlarım
2nd singular sultansın sultanlarsın
3rd singular sultan
sultandır
sultanlar
sultanlardır
1st plural sultanız sultanlarız
2nd plural sultansınız sultanlarsınız
3rd plural sultanlar sultanlardır

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