Original: سيد (Arabic)
Siyyid literally means Mister. In the Arab world itself, the word is the equivalent of the English "Mister", as in Sayyid John Smith.
As an honorific title, the term Siyyid is given to males accepted as descendants of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through h [...] Read More
About the Bahá'í Glossary
The Bahá'í vocabulary has many Arabic and Persian words that may be unfamiliar to non-native speakers and newcomers to the Bahá'í Faith. This glossary is designed to help Bahá'ís learn to pronounce these words according to the pronunciation guide established and promoted by Shoghí Effendí.