شاورما

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Arabic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چویرمه(çevirme, spinning, rotating), from چویرمك(çevirmek, to turn over), related to Old Turkic [script needed] (çevür-, to turn); compare Greek γύρος (gýros, gyro, literally revolving around) and Turkish döner kebap (shawarma, gyro, literally turning roast meat).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaː.wir.maː/
  • IPA(key): /ʃaː.war.maː/
  • (Gulf Arabic) IPA(key): /ˈʃɐ.wər.mə/

Noun[edit]

شَاوِرْمَا or شَاوَرْمَا (šāwirmā or šāwarmāf

  1. shawarma

Declension[edit]