Definition of firman in English Turkish dictionary
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Definition of firman in English English dictionary
A royal decree issued by a sovereign in certain historical Islamic states, especially by the Sultan of Turkey It will be noted that the title of Sultan was adopted partly because that of Khedive had been conferred by an Ottoman firman.
a permission, or passport to trade noun
A Royal decree issued by a sovereign in certain historical Islamic states
In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; generally given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him protection and assistance
decree or mandate issued by or in the name of a Middle Eastern ruler (formerly by an Ottoman Turkish sultan); Asiatic word signifying a passport or permit or license isim
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() From Turkish ferman, from Persian فرمان (farmân), decree or order. Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.