shikasta

noun
shi·​kas·​ta | \ shə̇ˈkastə \
plural -s

Definition of shikasta

: the broken or current Persian hand in which correspondence and sometimes manuscripts are written

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History and Etymology for shikasta

Persian shikasta broken, from shikastan to break, from Middle Persian shkastan

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“Shikasta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shikasta. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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