What does the word Kolba mean?
1/4/1. Kolba. A mud hut or shack. Mariam and her mother live in a Kolba outside of the town where her father resides. Shack.
What does Akhund mean in A Thousand Splendid Suns?
Akhund: persian name for a shia Muslim cleric. Alaykums: a greeting. Alef: Hebrew letter. Alhamdulellah: All praise and thanks to God. Allah: God.
What does Fahmidi mean?
· Na fahmidi – You don’t understand.
What is Hamshira?
Hamshira. Definition:homey, cozy. Sentence: The home was hamshira when they were done remoldeling.
What does Kinchini mean?
kinchini: A derogatory term meaning ‘whore.’
What does Deewana mean in Farsi?
mad, insane, crazy.
What does dokhtar mean in Farsi?
daughter (literally girl)
What does GUZU mean in Farsi?
bewitch, curse, hex (use black magic on someone)
What does Aziz mean in Farsi?
1. aziz-am. This is one of the most common Persian terms of endearment, and simply means ‘my dear. ‘ You’ll hear Iranians say this all the time, whether to lovers, friends, or family alike, and even to people they’re not very close to.
What are some quotes from a Thousand Splendid Suns?
A Thousand Splendid Suns Quotes. “Though there were moments of beauty, Mariam knew for the most part that life had been unkind to her.” “Laila watches Mariam glue strands of yarn onto her doll’s head. In a few years, this little girl will be a woman who will make small demands on life, who will never burden others,…
When did Saib-e-Tabrizi write “the Thousand Splendid Suns”?
Saib-e-Tabrizi wrote it back in the seventeenth century, I think. I used to known the whole poem, but all I can remember now is two lines: Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.’” The girl was looking back as if waiting for Mariam to pass on some morsel of wisdom, to say something encouraging.
What are some examples of Islamic slang for “that is enough”?
Bas: “That’s enough.” Degeh: “What else?” Fahmidi: “You don’t understand.” Khosh Shodi: “Are you happy now?” La Illuh u ilillah: There is no deity but God. Na fahmidi: Did you understand?
How many Splendid Suns hide behind her walls?
Or the thousand splendid suns that hide behind her walls.” “Of all the hardships a person had to face, none was more punishing than the simple act of waiting.”