The English Language
Borrowed Words From
Many words from this language are names of food items ("caviar", "yoghurt").
|baklava||Sweet made from layered pastry, syrup and pistachio nuts.|
|bridge||from 'bir uch', one three||The card game.|
|caftan||Loose shirt. Also spelt with a K.|
|caviar||Pickled roe of a sturgeon fish.|
|kebab||Meat on a skewer. Different types: shish = skewer; donner = turning.|
USA name for donner is 'giro'.
|lackey||from 'ulak', runner, courier|
|tulip||turban||Bulbous flower shaped like a turban.|
|Urdu||camp||Because it was the language of military camps. The same root as 'horde'.|
|yoghurt||Curd made from fermented milk.|