Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: khan
IPA transcription: [k'ɑn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: caravansary, caravanserai, khan, caravan_inn
    Meaning: an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans
  • Synonyms: khan
    Meaning: a title given to rulers or other important people in Asian countries
Usage examples
  • How about picking up a little treasure from the hoards of Solomon or Genghis Khan?
  • For this purpose he returned to the town and took a lodging in a khan, and disguised himself as a merchant in silks.
  • Being strangers, and somewhat overcome with wine, we are afraid of meeting that or some other watch, before we get home to our khan.
  • The African magician stayed no longer near the palace, nor cried any more, "New lamps for old ones," but made the best of his way to his khan.
  • On the very next day, the magician set out and travelled with the utmost haste to the capital of China, where, on his arrival, he took up his lodgings in a khan.
  • The next day the magician learnt, from the chief superintendent of the khan where he lodged, that Aladdin had gone on a hunting expedition, which was to last for eight days, of which only three had expired.
  • In the khan, to all the people aroused and pressing about them, they told their story; and through the town, and all the way back to the marah, they chanted the refrain of the angels, "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good-will towards men!"