How to Pronounce emir?

Correct pronunciation for the word "emir" is [ˈɛmi͡ə], [ˈɛmi‍ə], [ˈɛ_m_iə].

"Emir" in context

The emir is a title of nobility derived from the Arabic word "amir", meaning commander, general, or prince. Historically, an Emir was a ruler of an independent state or provinces, usually with a hereditary title. Under the absolute monarchy government, an Emir is a high-ranking prince who, usually either by inheritance or appointment, is conferred hereditary rule of a territory. Beyond the Arabian Lands, the title is also used in countries like Afghanistan, Pakistan, and some parts of North Africa.

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