Bayat

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Bayat may refer to:

  • Bay'at, Islamic word for allegiance
People
  • Bayat (name), originally referring to a Turkic clan from Iran, now a common surname in the Middle East and South-Central Asia
(Includes a list of people with this name)
Bayads, Mongolian ethnic group
Places
In folklore
  • Bayati, one of the oldest forms of Azerbaijani folk poetry.
In music
  • Bayat, Bayati or Bayat-e-Turk, and Bayati-i-Kurd, makams (musical mode) in Turkish and Iranian music
  • Maqam Bayat

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