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Turbe a.k.a. Türbe is the Turkish word for "tomb", and for the characteristic mausoleums, often relatively small, of Ottoman royalty and notables. It is related to the Arabic turba, which can also mean a mausoleum, but more often a funerary complex, or a plot in a cemetery.

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Google previewThe common accidence i.e. “A Short Introduction of Grammar”. examined and explained, by short questions and answers, etc (1683)

turbe is a Noun appellative put with the Prepofitiom ex, after the Verb proficifcor, which fignifieth from a place• . - - 'Qu.

Google previewEastern Life and Scenery (1886)

With Excursions in Asia Minor, Mytilene, Crete, and Roumania by Mary Adelaide Walker

Here, again, the terrible earthquake had been at work ; the interior of the handsome turbe is a ruin, blocked up with scaffolding, lumbered with masses of fallen marble — a general scene of dust and desolation. The handsome porpbyry and ...

Google previewMuslim Pilgrimage in Europe (2017)

by Ingvild Flaskerud, Richard J. Natvig

The turbe is a mausoleum for a particularly blessed dead person. 3 This legend has now become part of the official historiography of the Islamska Zajednica and the Ajvatovica organizing committee, and the year for when Ajvaz Dedo split ...

Google previewSharing Lights on the Way to God (2006)

Muslim-Christian Dialogue and Theology in the Context of Abrahamic Partnership by Pim Valkenberg

Nada te turbe is an incantation indeed, for the situation in which the song is prayed nowadays by many Latino immigrants in the United States is not one of rest, ...

Google previewFrom the Romans to the Railways (2013)

The Fate of Antiquities in Asia Minor by Michael Greenhalgh

here, again, the terrible earthquake had been at work; the interior of the handsome turbe is a ruin, blocked up with scaffolding, lumbered with masses of fallen ...


by Maximillien De Lafayette

Turbe in Arabic. Turbat in Urdu. Derived from Arabic ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Turkey (2009)

by Metin Heper, Nur Bilge Criss

in Istanbul; the Yesil Turbe [the Green Tomb]; and the Muradiye Kulliyesi in Bursa are the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Ottoman Empire (2003)

by Selcuk Aksin Somel

MUHYIDDIN IBNU'L-ARABI; NAKSBENDI ORDER; SUFISM ; SUNNI ISLAM; TURBE. DEVSI'RME. See. CHILD. LEVY. DIPLOMACY. Until the Treaty of Karlowitz (1699), the traditional Muslim Ottoman attitude of religious ...

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Scrabble value of T1U1R1B3E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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