mirza

noun mir·za \ ˈmirzə \

Definition of mirza

plural -s
:a common title of honor in Persia prefixed to the surname of a person of distinction

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Origin and Etymology of mirza

Persian mīrzā, mirzā, literally, son of a lord, from mīr lord, chief + born, son, from zād, zāda, from zādan to be born, from Middle Persian zātan; akin to Avestan zāta- born, Latin gignere to beget


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