Last modified on 3 August 2014, at 04:14

shisha

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Egyptian Arabic شيشة (šīša), from Turkish şişe, from Persian شیشه (šīša) ‘glass’ or 'mirror'.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

shisha (plural shishas)

  1. An Arabic water-pipe, or hookah.
  2. The tobacco smoked in such a pipe, especially as mixed with molasses and flavour extract.
  3. (textiles) a type of embroidery which attaches small pieces of reflective metal to fabric

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Oxford English Dictionary 2007.

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

shisha

  1. rōmaji reading of ししゃ

UzbekEdit

NounEdit

shisha (plural shishalar)

  1. glass.
  2. A bottle.