Hawara

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic هَوَارَة(hawāra). The village is sometimes thought to be named after the tribe.

Proper noun[edit]

Hawara

  1. A village in Egypt, and an Ancient Egyptian site near it, south of Crocodilopolis / Arsinoe, with a pyramid and a necropolis in which the Fayum mummy portraits were found.

Noun[edit]

Hawara (plural Hawaras or Hawara)

  1. A member of an Arab tribe that settled in Egypt and was known for breeding horses and serving as cavalry.

Alternative forms[edit]


Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Rotwelsch, from Yiddish חבֿר(khaver).

Noun[edit]

Hawara m (plural Hawara)

  1. (Vienna) friend, close companion
    • 1971, Wolfgang Teuschl, Da Jesus und seine Hawara

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Viennese Bavarian Hawara. See Haberer for more.

Noun[edit]

Hawara m (genitive Hawaras, plural Hawara)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of Haberer, representing an Austrian German pronunciation.