Khedival

khedive

[kuh-deev]
noun
the title of the Turkish viceroys in Egypt from 1867 to 1914.

Origin:
< French khédive < Turkish hidiv < Persian khidīw prince

khedival, khedivial [kuh-dee-vee-uhl] , adjective
khediviate [kuh-dee-vee-it, -eyt] , khedivate [kuh-dee-vit, -veyt] , noun
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khedive (kɪˈdiːv)
 
n
the viceroy of Egypt under Ottoman suzerainty (1867--1914)
 
[C19: from French khédive, from Turkish hidiv, from Persian khidīw prince]
 
khe'dival
 
adj
 
khe'divial
 
adj
 
khe'divate
 
n
 
khe'diviate
 
n

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khedive
Turkish viceroy of Egypt, 1867, from Fr. khédive, from Turk. khidiv, from Pers. khidiw "prince," derivative of khuda "master, prince," from O.Pers. khvadata- "lord," from compound *khvat-data-, lit. "created from oneself," from khvat- (from PIE *swe-tos "from oneself," ablative of base *s(w)e-;
see idiom) + data- "created."
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