What does the name Shere Khan mean?

What does the name Shere Khan mean?

Shere Khan translates roughly as ‘Tiger King’ (‘shir’ is ‘tiger’ or ‘lion’ in Persian, Punjabi and Hindi, while ‘khan’ is ‘king’ in many languages). ‘Bhalu’ (Baloo) means ‘bear’ in Hindi, and the ‘bagh’ in ‘Bagheera’ means ‘tiger’ which is slightly confusing since Bagheera’s a panther.

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What animal was Bagheera?

Answer and Explanation: Bagheera, black panther in the Urdu language is a black panther in The Jungle Book. He is the man-cub Mowgli’s protector and Shere Khan the tiger is his enemy.

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