Effendi

Effendi, Effendy or Efendi (Turkish: Efendi, Arabic: أفندي Afandī; آفندی , آفندی ) is a title of nobility meaning a lord or master. It is a title of respect or courtesy, equivalent to the English Sir, which was used in Ottoman Empire (Turkey). It follows the personal name, when it is used, and is generally given to members of the l...
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Effendi

• (n.) Master; sir; -- a title of a Turkish state official and man of learning, especially one learned in the law. • (n.) Master; sir; -- a Turkish title of respect, applied esp. to a state official or man of learning, as one learned in the law, but often simply as the courtesy title of a gentleman.
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effendi

noun a former Turkish term of respect; especially for government officials
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Effendi

Ef·fen'di noun [ Turk. efendi , from Modern Greek ..., from Greek ... a chief. See Authentic .] Master; sir; -- a title of a Turkish state official and man of learning, especially one learned in the law.
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Effendi

Ef·fen'di noun , [ Turk. efendi , from Modern Greek ..., from Greek ... a chief. See Authentic .] Master; sir; -- a Turkish title of respect, applied esp. to a state official or man of learning, as one learned in the law, but often simply as the courtesy title of a gentleman.
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Effendi

Effendi is a Turkish title which signifies lord or master. It is particularly applied to the civil, as aga is to the military officers of the sultan. Thus the sultan's first physician was called Hakim effendi, the priest in the seraglio Iman effendi, etc.
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effendi

[n] - a former Turkish term of respect
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