Sheikh

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Sheikh (pronoonced /ˈʃk/ SHEEK or /ˈʃk/ SHAYK; Arabic: شيخšayḫ, maistly pronoonced [ʃeːx], plural شيوخ šuyūḫ; Ebreu: הַשַּׁיךְStaundart ha-shäyk) — an aa spelled Sheik, Shayk, Shaikh or Shekh, or transliteratit as Shaykh — is an honorific in the Arabic leid that leeterally means "elder" an carries the meanin "leader an/or govrenor".