Bayan

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Bayan may refer to:

Places[edit]

Mongolia[edit]

Bayan (Mongolian: Баян, rich) is a common place name element in both Mongolia and Inner Mongolia:

'Bayan' is generally traced back to an Altaic word meaning "rich".[1]

Inner Mongolia[edit]

People[edit]

Music[edit]

Media[edit]

  • Al Bayan, a newspaper in the Arab Emirates
  • Al Bayan, an Iraqi newspaper affiliated to the Islamic Dawa Party
  • Bayan Telecommunications, a major telecommunications carrier in the Philippines
  • Bayan Productions, a co-production of ABS-CBN, which is produced by Trip na Trip, Kabuhayang Swak na Swak and Urban Zone

Religious books[edit]

  • The Bayán, meaning exposition, was a set of two books written by the Báb
    • Persian Bayán, one of the principal scriptural writings of the Báb, the founder of Bábi religion, written in Persian
    • Arabic Bayán, a book written by the Báb around 1848

Social and political groups[edit]

  • Bayan Muna, a leftist political party in the Philippines

Military[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Denis Sinor, The Cambridge History of Early Inner Asia, Volume 1, 1990, p. 221.