Shaikh (شيخ, también pronunciado como Sheik, Shaykh o Sheikh) o Jeque, es una palabra de origen árabe que proviene de šayj o šay, anciano. Este término comienza a ser usado en el s. IV de la hégira pasando de ser utilizado como un sobrenombre a un título honorífico, aunque siempre asociado a una idea de autoridad espiritual, jurídica y moral.

Enciclopedia Universal. 2012.

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  • Shaikh — ist der Name folgender Personen: Akmal Shaikh (1956 2009), wegen Drogenschmuggels in China hingerichteter Brite pakistanischer Herkunft Shamima Shaikh (1960–1998), islamische Frauenrechtlerin und Feministin Younus Shaikh (* 1952), pakistanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • shaikh — var. of SHEIKH. * * * variant of sheikh * * * /shayk, shuyk/, n. 1. sheik (def. 1). 2. Also called pir. (in Sufism) the spiritual guide. Also, shaykh. [ < Ar shaykh lit., old man] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaikh — /shayk, shuyk/, n. 1. sheik (def. 1). 2. Also called pir. (in Sufism) the spiritual guide. Also, shaykh. [ < Ar shaykh lit., old man] * * * …   Universalium

  • shaikh — [[t]ʃe͟ɪk[/t]] shaikhs see sheikh …   English dictionary

  • Shaikh Siddiqui — (Arabic: شيخ صدیقی ) is a word in the Arabic meaning truthful. It is a common family name signifying ancestory from Hazrat Abu Bakr Siddiq (Arabic: ابو بكر الصديق), first Khalifa (Caliph) of Islam. The Siddiqui family is a multiethnic community… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaikh Paltu — was a soldier (sepoy) with the British East India Company, serving in the 34th Bengal Native Infantry in March 1857, as widespread discontent broke out in the Bengal Army. When on March 29, Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the same regiment revolted and… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa — (Arabic: الشيخ ناصر بن حمد آل خليفة) is the president of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation. He was born on 8 May 1987. He is the son of His Majesty the King of Bahrain Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.He was educated in Bahrain …   Wikipedia

  • Shaikh Uvais — Shaikh Uvais, also known as Uways or Oways (سلطان شیخ اویس), was a Jalayirid ruler of Iraq (1356 1374) and Azerbaijan (1360 1374). He was the son of Hasan Buzurg and the Chobanid Delsad Katun.LifeShortly after Uvais succeeded his father, the old… …   Wikipedia

  • Shaikh-ul-Mashaik Pyaromir Maheboob Khan — was extremely musical, intelligent, and thoughtful, but also very retiring. Their grandfather [ Bakhsh Maula Bakhsh] recognized in him a great gift of improvisation, and trained him together with Inayat in music …   Wikipedia

  • Shaikh Khalifa Medical City — is a tertiary care medical center, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. It is administered by the Abu Dhabi General Health Authority.The hospital initially opened its doors to the 1st patients on February 28, 2000, under the direct management of a …   Wikipedia

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