Defines terms and terminology that appear on Zarabesque... a global language for the global goddess.
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tajine (tah-JZEEN) - an earthenware pot or dish; the meal made in one - Berber
Tan-Tan (TAHN-tahn) - a desert city in southwestern Morocco - Berber, Arabic
Tarfaya (tahr-FI-yah) - a port town in southwestern Morocco on the Atlantic coast, close to Cape Juby - Arabic
Taza (TAH-zeh) - a terraced city in northern Morocco between the Rif and Atlas mountains - Berber, Arabic
Timbuktu (tm-buhk-TOO) - fabled caravansary in Mali on the edge of the Sahara; currently suffering desertification -
tiraz (tee-RAHZ) - terrace - Arabic
Tizi (TEH-zee) - a town in northern Algeria
touareg (TWAH-reg) - a nomadic people who travel the Sahara. Of Berber descent, they are also known as the 'Blue Men of the Sahara' in reference to the indigo robes they wear.
Toubkal (toob-KAL) - the highest mountain peak in North Africa located south of Marrakech in Morocco's Atlas Mountains, in a national park that bears its name - Berber, Arabic
transliteration - translation relates to the meaning of words; transliteration relates to the translation of language sounds. From the verb transliterate; to change (transcribe) letters or characters into corresponding characters of another alphabet or language. The result is a transliteration.
trapunto (treh-POON-toh) - From the Italian for 'to embroider', a decorative topstitching technique, similar to quilting, used to bind two or more layers together, creating a raised pattern. - Italian
tulul (too-LOOL) - tulip - Arabic (dialectic)
Tunis (TOO-nis) - the largest and capitol city of Tunisia, located on the country's northern, Mediterranean coast, specifically the Gulf of Tunis. Includes the ancient city of Carthage and world-famous medinah. - Arabic
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