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...
Augusta (honorific)
Augusta ([awˈɡʊsta]; plural Augustae; Greek: αὐγούστα), was a Roman imperial honorific title given to empresses and honoured women of the imperial families. It was the feminine form of Augustus In...
Augusta (honorific) - Wikipedia
Most Excellent Majesty
Most Excellent Majesty is a form of address in the United Kingdom. It is mainly used in Acts of Parliament, where the phrase "the Queen's [King's] most Excellent Majesty" is used in the enacting claus...
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...
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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...
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,...
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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...
Honorifics in Judaism
There are a number of honorifics in Judaism that vary depending on the status of and the relationship to the person to whom one is referring.
"Rabbi" which means a religious 'teacher' is commonly ...
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...
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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...
French honorifics
French honorifics are based on the wide use of Madame for women and Monsieur for men.
Feminist movements are pushing for "Madame" being used for all women, on the basis that it would be sexist to ...
People's Doctor of the USSR
People's Doctor of the USSR (Russian: Народный врач СССР) was an honorary title granted to citizens of the Soviet Union; it was established in 25 October 1977 by Leonid Brezhnev and its creation w...
People's Doctor of the USSR - Wikipedia
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...