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dahabeah

or da路ha路bee路yah, da路ha路bi路ah

[ dah-huh-bee-uh ]
/ 藢d蓱 h蓹藞bi 蓹 /
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noun
a large boat used on the Nile as a houseboat or for conveying passengers.
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Origin of dahabeah

First recorded in 1840鈥50, dahabeah is from the Egyptian Arabic word dahab墨yah
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British Dictionary definitions for dahabeah

dahabeah

dahabeeyah or dahabiah

/ (藢d蓱藧h蓹藞bi藧蓹) /

noun
a houseboat used on the Nile

Word Origin for dahabeah

from Arabic dhahab墨yah, literally: the golden one (that is, gilded barge)
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