Ghulam

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Ghulam (Arabic: غلام‎) is an Arabic word meaning servant, boy, youth. It is used to describe young servants in paradise. It is also used to refer to slave-soldiers in the Abbasid, Ottoman, Safavid and to a lesser extent, Mughal empires, as described in the article Ghilman, which is the plural form of the word.

It can be used as the first element of a Muslim male given name, meaning servant of ... or, in modern times, as an independent surname.

People with the given name

People with the surname

See also

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ghulam&oldid=847026286"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Ghulam"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA