Persian

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Ahasuerus

puns with “perceived ruler” (as opposed to real one)

Ayatollah Khomeini

puns with “an emulated sign of God”

Esther

means “hidden” & “veil”

Sachs

puns with “nobility” & “character in a play”

Sepharad

means “separated”, “veiled”, and “moneychanger”

Star as “veil”

is a pun of the word star with the word for “veil”

Vashti

puns with “exposed” & “disgraced”