Origin of shahPersian š?h, akin to Sanskrit k?áyati, (he) rules ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kth?(i)-, to acquire, gain power over from source Classical Greek kteanon, possessions
Origin of shahPersian shah, king, from Old Persian khshayathiya-.
The wife of the last shah of Iran used the title shahbanu, which was translated as empress into English.
From Persian Ø´Ø§Ù‡ (Å¡Äh), from Middle Persian ð±ð ð¤ (Å¡Äh), from Old Persian ð‹ (xÅ¡ÄyaÎ¸iya).
- (historical) An Ukrainian monetary unit.
From Ukrainian ÑˆÐ°Ð³ (Å¡ah).
- A common surname in India.