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cezve

/ Turkish (ˈdʒεzvə) /
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noun

a small metal pot, usually of copper, with a long metal handle, used for preparing Turkish, Arabic, or Greek style coffeeArabic name: ibrik Greek name: briki

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QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Word Origin for cezve

from Arabic jazwa (t) burning log, which was used to heat the pot
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