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takht Line breaks: takht
Pronunciation: /tɑːkt/

Definition of takht in English:

noun

(In Eastern countries) a sofa or long bench, or a bed.
Example sentences
  • Bamboo-wooden chairs and ‘takhts’ were placed in the outdoors with kerosene lanterns strategically placed to brighten the darkness of the night.
  • High wooden beds, takhts, covered with bright red carpets, packed the inn from corner to corner.

Origin

From Persian taḵt.

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