bakhshish


bakhshish
n. tip, gratuity

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Bakhshish — Das Wort Bakshish bzw. Bakschisch kommt aus dem Persischen [1], wo es ‏بخشش‎ geschrieben wird, und bedeutet so viel wie Gabe oder Geschenk. Es ist im islamischen Raum im ursprünglichen Sinn eine Art Almosen. Das schließt finanzielle Unterstützung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bakhshish — bakh·shish …   English syllables

  • bakhshish — noun see baksheesh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Akhtar Raza Khan — اختر رضا अख़्तर रज़ा Religion Islam School Sunni (Sufi) Personal Born 23 November 1943 (1943 11 23) …   Wikipedia

  • buckshee — noun Etymology: Hindi bakhśiś & Urdu bakhshish, from Persian bakhshīsh more at baksheesh Date: circa 1760 1. British something extra obtained free; especially extra rations 2. British windfall, gratuity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bak|shish — bak|sheesh or bak|shish «BAK sheesh», noun, verb. –n. money given as a tip or a bribe, especially in Egypt, Turkey, India, and other countries, especially of the Near East: »There will be the usual baksheesh for the game warden (New Yorker). –v.t …   Useful english dictionary

  • bak|sheesh — or bak|shish «BAK sheesh», noun, verb. –n. money given as a tip or a bribe, especially in Egypt, Turkey, India, and other countries, especially of the Near East: »There will be the usual baksheesh for the game warden (New Yorker). –v.t., v.i. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • baksheesh — noun Etymology: Persian bakhshīsh, from bakhshīdan to give; akin to Greek phagein to eat, Sanskrit bhajati he allots Date: circa 1760 payment (as a tip or bribe) to expedite service …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • Bhagat Singh — Infobox revolution biography name=Bhagat Singh Unicode|ਭਗਤ ਸਿੰਘ بھگت سنگھ dateofbirth=September 27, 1907 placeofbirth=Lyallpur, Punjab, British India dateofdeath=March 23, 1931 placeofdeath=Lahore, Punjab, British India caption=Bhagat Singh at… …   Wikipedia


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