shisha

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Egyptian Arabic شيشة (šīša), from Turkish şişe, from Persian شیشه (šīša) ‘glass’ or 'mirror'.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

shisha (plural shishas)

  1. An Arabic water-pipe, or hookah.
  2. The tobacco smoked in such a pipe, especially as mixed with molasses and flavour extract.
  3. (textiles) a type of embroidery which attaches small pieces of reflective metal to fabric

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References[edit]

  • Oxford English Dictionary 2007.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

shisha

  1. rōmaji reading of ししゃ

Uzbek[edit]

Noun[edit]

shisha (plural shishalar)

  1. glass.
  2. A bottle.