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Amir


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ʿAmīr

Amīr

Amir

Amir

Amīr

῾Āmir

Āmir Khan (c. 1820—1873)

Amir Hussain

Amir Goren

Amir Amedi

Amir Ruhallah

AMIR [Music]

amir noun

Amir Bakhsh (1962)

Amir Chand (1695—1758) merchant

Āmir Khan (c. 1847—1915)

Āmir Khan (1912—1974)

Āmir Khan (1860)

Amir Khusrau (1253—1325)

 

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Traditionally, a military commander, leader, governor, or prince. Historically used in the title for caliphs, amir al-muminin (commander of the faithful). In modern times, the title denotes membership in the ruling families of the monarchs governing Muslim countries (i.e., Saudi Arabia, the Gulf countries, Brunei) and means “prince.”

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