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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Egyptian Arabic شيشة (šīša), from Turkish şişe, from Persian شیشه (šīša, glass, mirror).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

shisha (countable and uncountable, 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 with small pieces of reflective metal attached to the fabric.

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Oxford English Dictionary 2007.

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JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

shisha

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ししゃ

UzbekEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic шиша
Roman shisha
Perso-Arabic ‍‍

NounEdit

shisha (plural shishalar)

  1. glass
  2. bottle

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