Definition of surahi in English:



  • An Indian clay pot with a long neck, used for storing water.

    • ‘Hookahs and candles would be arranged around the guests, along with surahis, fresh from the potters, exuding the monsoon scent of rain falling on parched earth.’
    • ‘Barefooted pilgrims pass you on the path wearing white dohtis and carrying surahis similar to yours.’
    • ‘He creates the traditional matkas, gulaks and surahis whereas the studio potter's work is experimental.’
    • ‘Craftsmen are seen decorating bowls, boxes, bangles, surahis in gorgeous colours and designs.’
    • ‘Trays, photo frames, cups, shields, surahis, and paandans are some of the items produced.’
    • ‘We also have the expertise to customize the surahi set/jug set in accordance with the client's specifications.’
    • ‘The detailed designs, seen on the surface of the surahi and its accompanying glass, depict floral designs similar to those seen in Kashmiri embroidery.’
    • ‘Conceptualized by industry trained professionals, our flower vases and surahis are equally beautiful without flower or wine in them.’
    • ‘Originated in Persia, this kind of pottery includes pots, surahis, mugs, jugs, plates, decorative pieces and many other things.’
    • ‘On sale are surahis, pots, ear-rings, soap dishes, door knobs, mugs and jugs.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel


Via Urdu from Arabic ṣurāḥiya ‘pure wine’.