Taj meaning

täzh, täj
Any of various caps or headdresses with a flat or round top traditionally worn in the Middle East and South Asia.
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A tall brimless hat, usually conical or curved on top, worn in Muslim countries as a sign of distinction and prestige.
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(historical) A crown worn by Indian princes as a sign of high rank.
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(law) Abbreviation of Tajikistan.
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Origin of taj

  • Persian tāj diadem, crown, cap from Arabic ultimately (perhaps via Aramaic tāgā) of Middle Iranian origin Middle Persian tāg Khotanese ttāva crown, headdress both from Old Iranian tāga- wreath, crown perhaps akin to Greek stephos wreath, garland, crown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Arabic تاج (tāj) from Persian تاج (tāj, “crown").

    From Wiktionary