Honorific
An honorific title is a word or expression with connotations conveying esteem or respect when used in addressing or referring to a person. Sometimes, the term "honorific" is used in a more specific se...
Malay names
Personal names in Malaysia are extremely useful in tracing a person's cultural and ethnic background as Malaysia comprises many ethnicities and cultures in which each has its own distinct system of na...
Malay styles and titles
The Malay language has a complex system of titles and honorifics, which are still used extensively in Malaysia and Brunei. Singapore, whose Malay royalty was abolished by the British colonial governme...
Islamic honorifics
Here are some examples below:
As-Salāh ‘alā an-Nabeyy (Sending Prayers on the Prophet صلى الله عليه وسلم):Allāhumma ṣalli ′alā Muḥammad wa ′alā āli Muhammad kamā ṣallayta ′alā Ibrāheem, wa ′alā āl...
Rais
Raʾīs (Arabic: رئیس‎; also spelled Raees) is a title used by the rulers of Arab states in the Middle East and South Asia. Swahili speakers on the Swahili Coast may also use it for president....
Pandit
A pandit or pundit (both pronounced /ˈpʌndɪt/; Sanskrit: पण्डित paṇḍita) is a scholar and a teacher, particularly one skilled in the Sanskrit language, who has mastered the four Vedic scriptures, Hind...
Pater Patriae
Pater Patriae (plural Patres Patriae), also seen as Parens Patriae, is a Latin honorific meaning "Father of the Country", or more literally, "Father of the Fatherland".
The honor of being called p...
Pater Patriae - Wikipedia
Chalabi (honorific)
Çelebi (also rendered as Čelebi in Bosnian and Chalabi in some Arabic transliterations) is a traditional Turkish honorific, used in the Ottoman period after the given name of a male person and roughly...
Sebastos
Sebastos (Greek: σεβαστός "venerable one", pl. σεβαστοί sebastoi) was an honorific used by the ancient Greeks to render the Roman imperial title of Augustus.From the late 11th century on, during t...
Pope
The Pope (Latin: papa; from Greek: πάππας pappas, a child's word for father) is the Bishop of Rome and the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. The importance of the Roman bishop is largel...
Pope - Wikipedia
Rinpoche
Rinpoche, also spelled Rimboche and Rinboqê (Tibetan: རིན་པོ་ཆེ་, Wylie: rin-po-che, ZYPY: Rinboqê), is an honorific term used in the Tibetan language. It literally means "precious one", ...
Autokrator
Autokratōr (Greek: αὐτοκράτωρ, plural: αὐτοκράτορες, lit. "self-ruler", "one who rules by himself", from αὐτός and κράτος) is a Greek epithet applied to an individual who exercises absolute power,...
Autokrator - Wikipedia
Marepaphias
Marepaphias (also marpahis or marepahis) was a Lombard title of Germanic origin meaning "master of the horse," probably somewhat analogous to the Latin title comes stabuli or constable. According to G...
The Honourable
The prefix The Honourable or The Honorable (abbreviated to The Hon., Hon. or formerly The Hon'ble) is a style used before the names of certain classes of persons. It is considered an honorific styling...
The Honourable - Wikipedia
Kunya (Arabic)
A kunya (Arabic: كنية‎, kunyah) is a teknonym in Arabic names, the name of an adult derived from his or her eldest child. A kunya is expressed by the use of abū or umm in a genitive construc...
Visitor
A Visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the...
Porphyrogenitos
Porphyrogénnētos (Latinized as Porphyrogenitus) (Greek: Πορφυρογέννητος, literally "born in the purple") was an honorific title in the Byzantine Empire given to a son, or daughter (Πορφυρογέννητη,...
Porphyrogenitos - Wikipedia
The Much Honoured
The Much Honoured (abbreviated as The Much Hon.) is an honorific prefix that is given to Scottish feudal barons and lairds.
The aforementioned honorific should not be confused with those attaching...
Baba (honorific)
Baba (Persian: ‎: بابا, Urdu: ‎بابا, Pashto: ‎; Sanskrit, Punjabi, Bengali, Hindi and Marathi: बाबा; father; grandfather; wise old man; sir,) is a Persian honorific term used...
Indian honorifics
Indian honorifics are honorific titles or appendices to names used in India, covering formal and informal social, commercial, and religious relationships. These may take the form of prefixes, suffixe...
Avoidance speech
Avoidance speech refers to a group of sociolinguistic phenomena in which a special restricted speech style must be used in the presence of or in reference to certain relatives. Avoidance speech is fou...
Mx.
Mx, usually pronounced Mix or Mux (similar to Ms), is an English language honorific for use alongside Mr, Ms, etc. that does not indicate gender. It is often the only option for nonbinary people, as w...
Italian honorifics
These are some of the honorifics used in Italy.
As part of the republican constitution that became effective in Italy on 1 January 1948, titles of nobility ceased to be recognized in law (although...