Ustad

Ustad (Persian/Arabic: استاد; /ostɑːd/, master or teacher), an Arabized Persian word, is an honorific title for a Muslim man in South Asia. The title precedes the name and is usually used for well-regarded teachers and artists, most often musicians. Similarly, the term is used in some Martial Arts of South Asian origin to denote the rank of instructor. It is applied and used via informal social agreement. It is abbreviated as ut. or ud. Aside from the honorific, the word is generally used by its literal meaning to refer to any teacher, master or expert in Urdu. The title is also used by teachers of Arabic and Islam in the mosques of Indonesia.


Read more about Ustad:  See Also

Other articles related to "ustad":

Sabri Khan - Gharana and The Music Training
... Sarangi – playing by his grandfather, Ustad Haji Mohammed Khan and later continued his training under his father Ustad Chajju Khan, both accomplished Sarangi exponents of their time ... techniques of playing this ancient and difficult instrument from his uncle Ustad Laddan Khan of Rampur ...
Shahadat Hossain Khan
... Ustad Shahadat Hossain Khan was born in Comilla, Bangladesh, on July 1958 ... He is the only son of Ustad Abed Hossain Khan ... He is the grandson of Ustad Ayet Ali Khan (the youngest brother of Ustad Alauddin Khan), and nephew of Ustad Ali Akbar Khan, and Ustad Bahadur Khan ...
List Of Sindhi Singers - U
... Ustad Muhammad Juman Ustad Manzoor Ali Khan Ustad Muhammad Yousuf Ustad Muhammad Ibrahim ...
Sham Chaurasia Gharana - History
... Mian Karim Bukhsh Majzoob, Ustad Ahmed Ali Khan, Ustad Niaz Hussain Shami, and Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan were some of the illustrious members of the Sham Chaurasi gharana ...
Mahwash
... Ustad Mahwash (born Farida Mahwash, Persian فریده مهوش‎ in 1947, Kabul, Afghanistan) commonly referred to as Ustad Mahwash (Afghan استاد مهوش) is a popular Afghan singer ... woman (as of 2006) to have been conferred the honorary title of “Ustad” (meaning Master or Maestra in Dari) ...