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Kursi may refer to:
Arabic word for throne
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:
- Ayat al-Kursi, "Verse of the Throne", a verse from the Qur'an
- Bey al-Kursi, "Bey of the Throne", a term equivalent to reigning prince, used for instance in Tunisia
- Kursi, Sea of Galilee, Israeli national park. Alternative name for Gergesa. Byzantine monastery at traditional site of Jesus' Exorcism of the Gerasene demoniac, or "Miracle of the (Gadarene) Swine".
- Throne village, Arabic "qaryat al-kursi", seat of a local ruler in Late Ottoman-era Palestine
- Kursi, the local name for the Curonians, a Baltic tribe who gave their name to present-day Courland.
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