بقشة

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Etymology[edit]

From Turkic languages, in consequence of the Mongol pressure and again after the Ottoman territory gains from Ottoman Turkish بوغچه(boğça, bohça).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

بُقْشَة (buqšaf (plural بُقَش(buqaš))

  1. bundle, a cloth tied up for carrying things other than cloths
    • 1355, Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Charles Defrémery & Beniamino Sanguinetti, editor, تحفة النظار في غرائب الأمصار وعجائب الأسفار [tuḥfat an-nuẓẓār fī ḡarāʾib al-ʾamṣār wa ʿajāʾib al-ʾasfār][1], volume IV, Paris: L'imprimerie impériale/nationale, published 1858, page 231 line 1 a fine–232 line 3:
      ثُمَّ جَاءَ أَحَدُ ٱلْفِتْيَانِ بِبُقْشَةٍ […] وَهِيَ ٱلسَنَبِيَّةُ فَأَخَذَهَا ٱلنَّائِبُ بِيَدِهِ وَأَخَذَ بِيَدِي وَأَدْخَلَنِي إِلَى دُوَيْرَةٍ يُسَمُّونَهَا فَرْدْخَانَةً […]‎‎
      ṯumma jāʾa ʾaḥadu l-fityāni bibuqšatin […] wahiya s-sanabiyyatu faʾaḵaḏahā n-nāʾibu bi-yadi-hī waʾaḵaḏa bi-yadī waʾadḵalanī ʾilā duwayratin yusammūnahā fardḵānatan […]
      Then came one of the boys with a bundle […] this is an envelop […] and the lieutenant took it with his hand and took me by the hand and made enter into a maisonette they call recovery room […]
    • 2009 November 1, “بقشة.. وقفّة ومهفة”, in Al-Bayān[2]:
    • 2014 April 2, “حفظ الثياب… بدأت بـ”البقجة“ وانتهت بـ“السكرتون“‎”, in eSyria[3]:
  2. fried pastry in such a form
    • 2017 January 10, “طريقة عمل حلى البقشة على اصوله”, in Ṭarīqa[4]:
  3. a kind of square shawl often used for wrapping bundles
  4. (Yemen, until decimalisation in 1974) a sub unit of the riyal

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Further reading[edit]

  • Doerfer, Gerhard (1965) Türkische und mongolische Elemente im Neupersischen [Turkic and Mongolian Elements in New Persian] (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur: Veröffentlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission; 19)‎[5] (in German), volume II, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, page 342 Nr. 789
  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881), “بقشة”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 1, Leiden: E. J. Brill, page 102b
  • Procházka, Stephan (2004), “The Turkish Contribution to the Arabic Lexicon”, in Linguistic Convergence and Areal Diffusion: Case Studies from Iranian, Semitic and Turkic[6] (in German), Routledge, →ISBN, page 199