ahung

noun
\ˈä-ˌhu̇ŋ\
plural -s

Definition of ahung 

1 : a Chinese mosque official

2 used in China as a term of deference or esteem

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First Known Use of ahung

1885, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for ahung

Chinese a4-hong4, from Persian ākhūn theologian, preacher

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