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malik

Saltos de línea: malik
Pronunciación: /ˈmɑːlɪk
 
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Definición de malik en inglés:

sustantivo

(In parts of South Asia and the Middle East) the chief of a village or community.
Example sentences
  • In Khakhi village, we meet with a group of four maliks, or village leaders.
  • The tribal elders, or maliks, have already signalled their willingness to take part.
  • If he is big man - a malik - he may have rocket launcher and anti-aircraft gun.

Origen

from Arabic, active participle of malaka 'possess or rule'.

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