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narghile

(när`gəlē'): see pipe smokingpipe smoking.
The habit of smoking various substances probably arose independently in different parts of the world. Herodotus in the 5th cent. B.C. describes the Scythians as inhaling the fumes of burning leaves until they were intoxicated.
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The hookah, nargile as it is known in the Middle East, has been the standard of smoking for centuries and originated in Turkey over 500 years ago.
So Ida Pfeiffer, a Viennese world traveller of the 1850s, considers the lethargy of the harem inhabitants a sign of their 'contempt [for] employment and work of every kind' and deplores the state of 'these poor ignorant women' who have nothing better to do than to 'sit cross-legged on carpets and cushions, drinking coffee, smoking nargile, and gossiping with one another'.
These include portraits of the delights of meze and raki, the country's natural beauty and magnificent archeological heritage, the contemplative atmosphere of the nargile salon, the distinctive traditions of camel fighting and oil wrestling, the institution of swimming the Bosphorus (indulged in by the author and beautifully described), and, in a surprise ending, the new Turkey's confrontation with the "real blues.
Avrupalilarin ozellikle Avrupali kadinlarin "sedir uzerinde nargile cekerek yasayan buyulu Sark kadini" tasavvurlarina ragmen Zeynep Hanim ulkesinden zorunlu olarak ayrilmis ve Avrupa' nin degisik yerlerinde tek basina dolasma cesaretini gostermistir.
50 Richard Dawson and Asiq Nargile A very special union of two bold and visionary performers from very different walks of song: Richard Dawson and Asiq Nargile.
The area of Tophane, the location of nargile (water pipe) cafes for years, is one of those places seeing major transformations as well.
However, the popularity of his nargile cafe, restaurant and ice-cream parlour appear to have caught the eye of some green-eyed businesses, he said.
Nargile Turkish restaurant on Edinburgh's Hanover Street has re-opened.
For a romantic (and expensive) dinner for two, go to the Michelin-listed Nargile (77-79 Skene Street, 01224 636093) for superb Turkish-Mediterranean dining thatOs several cuts above the traditional Friday night kebab.
NARGILE BAN REAX: Cafe owners and smokers of water pipes, nargile in Turkish, are preparing to file an appeal with the Constitutional Court against a recent amendment made to a regulation on the sale of tobacco products that banned smoking of nargile in closed areas.
Well, if Esther comes up trumps, I'll happily share my Heart of Gold with the owner of Nargile, a Turkish restaurant on the city's Hanover Street.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Cafe owners and smokers of water pipes, nargile in Turkish, are preparing to file an appeal with the Constitutional Court against a recent amendment made to a regulation on the sale of tobacco products that banned smoking of nargile in closed areas.