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ZARABESQUE'S GLOSSARY

Defines terms and terminology that appear on Zarabesque... a global language for the global goddess.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

faneeda (feh-NEE-duh) - a candy wrapper - Arabic (dialectic)

farash (fuh-RASH) - butterfly - Arabic

farhan (FAH-hran) - happy, merry - Arabic

fariza (fuh-REE-zuh) - arch - Arabic

farruca (fuh-ROO-kuh) - a bold Spanish flamenco dance - Spanish

Fassi, Fezzah (FAH-see, FEH-zeh) - someone or something from the ancient city Fez, whose large medina UNESCO believes to be the largest contiguous car-free urban area in the world; from the old Berber 'Fazaz' - Berber, Arabic

french seams - in this tailors' treatment, the raw edges of the fabric are fully enclosed for a neat finish. The seam is first sewn with wrong sides together, then the seam allowances are trimmed and pressed. A second seam is sewn with right sides together, enclosing the raw edges of the original seam -

furisode (fya-REE-SOH-deh) - literally 'swinging sleeves', furisode are the most formal style of kimono, customarily for unmarried women - Japanese

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