Abwab


Abwab
n. (Arabic) door, gate (often appears as part of the names of places, for example "Bab el Mandeb")

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • abwab — əbˈwäb noun ( s) Etymology: Hindi abwāb, from Arabic, doors, sources of public revenue, plural of bāb door India : any of various fines, cesses, or imposts levied by a native chief upon a landowner or subject …   Useful english dictionary

  • abwab — ab·wab …   English syllables

  • Al-Abwab — (engl. El Abwab) war ein mittelalterliches, christliches Königreich im heutigen Sudan. Über al Abwab ist bisher nur wenig bekannt. Es erscheint meist nur in arabischen Quellen, in denen mehrmals von den Königen von Makuria die Rede ist. Bei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • El-Abwab — Al Abwab (engl. El Abwab) war ein mittelalterliches, christliches Königreich im heutigen Sudan. Über al Abwab ist bisher nur wenig bekannt. Es erscheint meist nur in arabischen Quellen, in denen mehrmals von den Königen von Makuria die Rede ist.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • BĀB AL-ABWĀB — ( Gate of the Gates ; Persian Darband; modern derbent ), a pass and town at the eastern end of the Caucasus range, where the road narrows between the mountains and the Caspian Sea. Bāb al Abwāb is mentioned in both the Letter of Ḥasdai and the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Bab-ül-Abwab — Bab ül Abwab, Stadt, so v.w. Derbent 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Shirvanshah — ou Chirvanshah (en persan : شروانشاهان, en azéri : Şirvanşah), également translittéré en Shīrwān Shāh ou Sharwān Shāh, est le titre d’origine persane utilisé par les dirigeants musulmans médiévaux de la région du Chirvan ou Shirvan,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cyrus the Great in the Qur'an — Dhul Qarnayn (Arabic for the two horned ) is mentioned in the Qur an. The story of Dhul Qarnayn appears in sixteen verses of the Qur an, specifically the 16 verses (Al Kahf). There is extensive ongoing debate on who exactly was the historical… …   Wikipedia

  • Shirvanshah — (PerB|شروان شاه, Azeri: Şirvanşah ) also spelled as Shīrwān Shāh Barthold, W., C.E. Bosworth Shirwan Shah, Sharwan Shah. Encyclopaedia of Islam. Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel and W.P. Heinrichs. Brill, 2nd… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyrus the Great in the Quran — Main article: Dhul Qarnayn Dhul Qarnayn is thought to refer to Cyrus by some recent Qur anic commentators …   Wikipedia


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