Egypt: Glossary

Definitions: Arabic (transliteration) - English equivalent
al-Iyāla al-Miṣriyya = Eyalet (Ottoman province) of Egypt
Hay’a al-Waṣiyya al-Muwaqqata = Provisional Council of Regency
Jumhūriyyat Miṣr = Republic of Egypt
Jumhūriyyat Miṣr al-‘Arabiyya = Arab Republic of Egypt
Khidīwī Miṣr = Khedive of Egypt
Majlis al-Wuzarā’ = Council of Ministers
Malik Miṣr = King of Egypt
Malik Miṣr wa al-Sūdān = King of Egypt and of The Sudan
al-Mamlaka al-Miṣriyya = Kingdom of Egypt
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya = President of the Republic
Ra’īs al-Jumhūriyya al-Mu’aqqat = Interim President of the Republic
Ra’īs al-Majlis al-A‘lā al-Qūwāt al-Musallāḥa = Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
Ra’īs Majlis Qiyādat al-Thawra = Chairman of the Revolutionary Command Council
Ra’īs Majlis al-Sha‘b = President of the People's Assembly
Ra’īs Majlis al-Wuzarā’ = President of the Council of Ministers
al-Salṭana al-Miṣriyya = Sultanate of Egypt
Sulṭān Miṣr = Sultan of Egypt
Wālī Miṣr = Governor of Egypt
Waṣiyy al-‘Arsh al-Muwaqqata = Provisional Throne Regent
Definitions: Ottoman Turkish (transliteration) - English equivalent
Mısır Eyaleti = Eyalet of Egypt [1]
Mısır Hıdivi = Khedive of Egypt
Mısır Vali = Governor of Egypt

[1] Eyalet is one of the administrative divisions or provinces of the Ottoman Empire.
Last updated on: 06 Jul 2013 05:44:01