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Etymology

From Turkish paşa

Noun

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pasha (päsh'ə, păsh'ə, pəshä')

  1. former title -above bey- for (generally military) state officers in the Ottoman Empire, actually conferred in three ranks, denoted by the number of horse tails attached to their banner
  2. its holder; commonly applied in the West to any Ottoman provincial governor, regardless of the actual title (often Vali) and the fact that not all incumbents held the rank of pasha.
  3. roughly equivalent title in certain (post-)Ottoman successor/ (nominal) satellite states, such as khedival Egypt

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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:ru language|Template:lang:ru]][[Category:fi:Template:lang:ru derivations]] пасха.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈpɑsɦɑ]

Noun

pasha (stem pash-*)

  1. pashka

Etymology 2

From Turkish paşa.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ˈpɑʃːɑ]

Noun

pasha (stem pash-*)

  1. Alternative spelling of pašša.

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