shisha

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EtymologyEdit

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

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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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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.
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