noun, Persian Mythology.
the king of the peris who, given a human form as punishment for his boast of immortality, became a powerful and wonder-working Persian king.
(Persian myth) a ruler of the peris who was punished for bragging that he was immortal by being changed into human form. He then became a great king of Persia See also peri
[jam-uhp] /ˈdʒæmˌʌp/ noun 1. a stoppage or slowing of motion, work, or the like, due to obstruction, overloading, malfunction, or inefficiency; jam: Your letters didn’t go out yesterday because there was a jam-up in the mail room. noun A tight crush of people, cars, etc, preventing normal movement; jam: to forestall the possibility of another […]
[jan; for 1 also Dutch, German yahn] /dʒæn; for 1 also Dutch, German yɑn/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . 2. a female given name, form of . 1. . abbreviation 1. January Jackson [MS] International Airport January
[yah-nah-chek] /ˈyɑ nɑˌtʃɛk/ noun 1. Leoš [le-awsh] /ˈlɛ ɔʃ/ (Show IPA), 1854–1928, Czech composer. /Czech ˈjanaːtʃɛk/ noun 1. Leoš (ˈlɛɔʃ). 1854–1928, Czech composer. His music is influenced by Czech folksong and speech rhythms and is remarkable for its integration of melody and language. His works include the operas Jenufa (1904) and The Cunning Little Vixen […]
/kəˈmeɪnɪəs/ noun 1. John Amos, Czech name Jan Amos Komensky. 1592–1670, Czech educational reformer