Diwân

Diwân

Dewan, Diwan or Divan may refer to:

  • The Persian word Dewan or Divan (دیوان), with a range of meanings:
    • "book"
      • The Diwan or Girgam, a record of the Kanem Empire
      • Diwan (poetry), a collection of Persian, Arabic, or Urdu poetry
        • hence, Diwani, a calligraphic variety of the Arabic script
        • Diwan-e Shams-e Tabrizi by Rumi
        • Goethe's West-östlicher Diwan
        • Diwan (Nasir Khusraw) by Nasir Khusraw
    • Divan, an oriental high governmental body, such as the Imperial council in the former Ottoman Empire and its successor states
      • Diwan-khane, guest house of the tribal chieftain in the tribal Middle Eastern, Arab, Persian, or Kurdish society
      • Diwan (title) (dewan or divan), a number of Middle Eastern titles used in various languages for high officials, especially of cabinet rank, or as a rank of high nobility in South Asia
        • List of Diwans of Mysore
        • Diwan Mohanlal, a Diwan of Siraj Ud Daulah, the Nawab of Bengal at Murshidabad
        • ad hoc Divan (Romanian history)
      • Chief Khalsa Diwan, a Sikh religious organization
    • Divan (furniture), a kind of couch
      • A box-spring or divan bed
    • Divan, traditional festival of the Bunjevci people in Hungary
  • Diwan -Clan of pathans (ancient land lords)found in villages near by eastern UP and Bihar,
  • Diwan, a Breton word, meaning "germination"
    • Diwan (school) is a federation of schools teaching in Breton language in Brittany
  • as a surname
    • Muneeb Diwan (born 1972), Canadian cricket player. He is a right-handed batsman
    • Diwan Bahadur

Titles and proper names:

  • Diwan College of Management
  • Diwân, a 1998 album by Rachid Taha
  • Diwan 2, a 2006 album by Rachid Taha
  • Diwan (film), a 2003 Tamil film
  • Chicken Divan, a type of casserole

In popular culture:

  • Diwan, a secondary antagonist in the anime series Skyland

Code (law):

  • Diwan, a Tausug word, meaning "code of laws" based on Qur'an

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... Since Rohit feels it’s not safe for her to wait at the platform he offers to drop her at his quarters, near by and she readily agrees to it ... It’s so obvious that she’s running away from someone and Rohit feels she must have stolen the jewellery but she denies the accusation ...
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