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  • ČAḠANĪ, ṬĀHER

    Moḥammad Dabīrsīāqī

    b. Abi’l-ʿAbbās Fażl b. Abī Bakr Moḥammad b. Abī Saʿd Moẓaffar b. Moḥtāj, prince and poet of the ancient Iranian Āl-e Moḥtāj, ruler of Čaḡānīān (Čaḡān Ḵodāt).

  • ČAḠĀNĪĀN

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    Middle Pers. form Čagīnīgān, Arabic rendering Ṣaḡānīān, with the common rendering of Iranian č as ṣ.

  • ČAḠĀNĪĀN, Chaghanids

    Cross-Reference

    See ĀL-E MOḤTĀJ.

  • ČAḠĀNRŪD

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    Čaḡānīrūd in Farroḵī, the seventh and last right-bank tributary of the Oxus or Amu Darya.

  • ČAḠATĀY

    Cross-Reference

    See CHAGHATAY LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE and CHAGHATAYID DYNASTY.

  • ČAḠČARĀN

    Daniel Balland

    Principal town and administrative capital of the province of Ḡōr, in the mountains of central Afghanistan.

  • ČAḠRĪ BEG DĀWŪD

    C. Edmund Bosworth

    b. Mīḵāʾīl b. Saljūq, Abū Solaymān, a member of the Saljuqs, the leading family of the Oghuz Turks, who with his brother Ṭoḡrel (Ṭoḡrïl) Beg founded the Great Saljuq dynasty in Persia in the 5th/11th century.

  • ČAḠRĪ KHAN ʿALĪ

    Cross-reference

    See ILAK-KHANIDS.

  • ČĀH

    Marcel Bazin

    Well. Together with the well-known qanāt (subterranean water canals), wells (čāh) play a great part in the mobilization of the groundwater resources of Persia.

  • ČĀH-BAHĀR

    Eckart Ehlers

    Name of a town and bay on the Makrān coast of Persian Baluchistan facing the coast of Oman.