Khagan

Frae Wikipedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Khagan or Qagan (Mongolian: хаан‎, Khaan, Mongolie Script: ᠬᠠᠭᠠᠨ, Qaγan; Cheenese: 可汗; pinyin: Kèhán; Turkis: Kağan; Persie: خاقان‎, Khāqān, alternatively spelled Kagan, Khaghan, Kha-khan, Xagahn, Qaghan, Chagan, Қан, or Kha'an) is a teetle in the Mongolie leid equal tae the status o emperor an uised tae refer tae someone wha rules a khaganate or empire. The teetle wis adoptit bi Ögedei Khan frae the Turkic teetle kaɣan.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fairbank 1978, p. 367).