Khan



[kahn, kan] /kɑn, kæn/

noun
1.
(in the Altaic group of languages) a title held by hereditary rulers or tribal chiefs.
2.
the supreme ruler of the Tatar tribes, as well as emperor of China, during the Middle Ages: a descendant of Genghis Khan.
3.
a title of respect used in Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and other countries of Asia.
[kahn, kan] /kɑn, kæn/
noun
1.
an inn or caravansary.
/kɑːn/
noun
1.

2.
a title of respect borne by important personages in Afghanistan and central Asia
/kɑːn/
noun
1.
an inn in Turkey, certain Arab countries, etc; caravanserai
/kɑːn/
noun
1.
See Imran Khan
n.

c.1400, from Turkic, literally “lord, prince,” contraction of khaqan “ruler, sovereign.” Known in Europe since 13c., cf. Latin chanis, Greek kanes, Old French chan.

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