طبشورة

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian تباشير (chalk, clay, plaster; sugar from bamboo), from Hindi तबाशीर (tabāśīr, tabasheer; bamboo manna), ultimately from Sanskrit त्वक्षीर (tvakṣīra, white substance from bamboo, literally bark milk); widely exported by Arabs in the medieval period for medicinal usage.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

طَبْشُورَة (ṭabšūraf (plural طَبَاشِير (ṭabāšīr))

  1. chalk

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References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “طبشورة”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN