variants or less commonly Carshuni
or Garshuni
plural -s
: Arabic written in Syriac characters especially as used in the Maronite ritual

Word History


Arabic karshūnīy, probably from Syriac gershūn alien, foreign + Arabic -īy belonging to

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“Karshuni.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Karshuni. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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