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subha

noun
  1. Islam a string of beads used in praying and meditating
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Word Origin

from Arabic
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Examples from the Web for subha

Historical Examples

  • Pratap took with him a small allowance of betel, and Subha prepared it for him.

    Mashi and Other Stories

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • Subha went to the cow-shed to bid farewell to her childhood's comrades.

    Mashi and Other Stories

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • Wherefore the other children almost dreaded Subha, and never played with her.

    Mashi and Other Stories

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • Wherefore the other children almost dreaded Subha and never played with her.

    Stories from Tagore

    Rabindranath Tagore

  • Pratap respected Subha for her taciturnity, and, as every one called her Subha, he showed his affection by calling her Su.

    Mashi and Other Stories

    Rabindranath Tagore