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.          “To be honest, I don’t think any English word comes close to describing “Eshq” and I don’t think “Passion” is accurate either. It is such a strong Arabic/Persian/Urdu/Pashto/Turkish word for a higher state of love, a euphoric love or passion.”

“To be honest, I don’t think any English word comes close to describing “Eshq” and I don’t think “Passion” or "Lust" is accurate either. It is such a strong Arabic/Persian/Urdu/Pashto/Turkish word for a higher state of love, a euphoric love or passion.

Nik-Good | © Culture Trip/Pontia Fallahi

18 Words to Make You Fall in Love With the Persian Language

The beautiful Persian word Nik means good

Penhan-Hidden | © Culture Trip/Pontia Fallahi

18 Words to Make You Fall in Love With the Persian Language

The beautiful Persian word Penhan means hidden

Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began.

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Express Shipping: days (ships out within 1 business day) Warranty: Free repairs for up to 6 months Description Lapis Lazuli is one of the most sought after stones in use since man's history began.

Symbols in Stitches: Uzbek Suzanis textiles.  "Suzani is Persian for needle. Pomegranates are frequently used in suzanis: the many seeds symbolize fecundity and it is strongly associated with wedding rituals. The 'botum' motif, shaped like a teardrop or almond signifies abundance, while the chili pepper pattern is said to protect against the evil eye.

Uzbek Journeys: Symbols in Stitches: Uzbek Suzanis. {'Suzani' derives from the Persian word for needle.

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18 Words to Make You Fall in Love With the Persian Language

* The word torshi comes from the Persian word torsh, which means ‘sour’. Torshi is common in Persian, Afghan, Mesopotamian, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Albanian, Armenian, Greek, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Bosnian cuisine. Iran boasts a great variation of hundreds of different types of torshi according to regional customs and different events. In some families, no...Read More »

* The word torshi comes from the Persian word torsh, which means ‘sour’.

Chicken biryani is among the ancient recipes of Indian cuisine. The recipe has Iranian origins and the word "biryani" is derived from the Persian word "berya," which means roasted.

Chicken biryani is among the ancient recipes of Indian cuisine. The recipe has Iranian origins and the word "biryani" is derived from the Persian word "berya," which means roasted.

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