tespih

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish تَسْبيح, from Arabic تَسْبِيح (tasbīḥ, praise, hymn).

Compare Turkish tespih (misbaha), Persian تسبیح (tasbih, misbaha).

Noun[edit]

tèspih m (Cyrillic spelling тѐспих)

  1. (Islam) misbaha (prayer beads)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ottoman Turkish تَسْبيح, from Arabic تَسْبِيح (tasbīḥ, praise, hymn).

Compare Serbo-Croatian tespih (misbaha), Persian تسبیح (tasbih, misbaha).

Noun[edit]

tespih

  1. (Islam) misbaha (prayer beads)
  2. rosary