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Kursi may refer to:

Arabic word for throne[edit]

The Arabic word for throne. It has been borrowed into Persian, Bengali, Turkish, Punjabi, Hindi and Urdu with similar meaning related to "chair", and may also be used for an official title, such as that of a president or chairman.

Examples of terms derived from the Arabic or related Semitic words for throne or chair:


  • Kursi, the local name for the Curonians, a Baltic tribe who gave their name to present-day Courland.

Related place names: