Nowruz Vocabulary

Nowruz Vocabulary

The Seven “S”s of Nowruz- 7 items are placed on the table for Nowruz, all of which begin with “s.” They usually are:

  • Somagh (sumac): symbolizes the color of sunrise
  • Sir (garlic): symbolizes medicine
  • Samanoo (a type of sweet pudding): symbolizes affluence
  • Sabzeh (sprouts): symbolizes rebirth
  • Sib (apple): symbolizes health and beauty
  • Serkeh (vinegar): symbolizes age and patience
  • Senjed (dried fruit from lotus tree): symbolizes love

Haft-sin Table-  the display table for Nowruz items.

Jamatkhana-  a Shia Muslim prayer hall

Nowruz Table set