Definition of surahi in English:

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Pronunciation: /sʊˈrɑːhi/

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noun (plural surahis)

An Indian clay pot with a long neck, used for storing water.
Example sentences
  • Hookahs and candles would be arranged around the guests, along with surahis, fresh from the potters, exuding the monsoon scent of rain falling on parched earth.
  • Barefooted pilgrims pass you on the path wearing white dohtis and carrying surahis similar to yours.
  • He creates the traditional matkas, gulaks and surahis whereas the studio potter's work is experimental.


Via Urdu from Arabic ṣurāḥiya 'pure wine'.

Words that rhyme with surahi

Rajshahi, spahi

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