meyhane

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [mɛjhɑːnɛ]
  • Hyphenation: mey‧ha‧ne

Etymology[edit]

From Persian میخانه (meyxâne), compound of می (may, wine) and خانه (khâne, house).

Noun[edit]

meyhane

  1. (poetic) Literally meaning "beverage house" or "wine house"
  2. any restaurant in which people generally eat with alcoholic beverages.
  3. a style of Turkish music that originated in the Ottoman era and is supposed to invite passers-by into a house where people are enjoying themselves with alcohol and music.

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