The hookah spread between the noble and upper classes in India, and it consisted of a hollow coconut filled with water, pierced by two holes: one for the tube through which smoke is drawn.
, and the other for the tube in which tobacco and charcoal are placed. And the hokka moved from northern India to Persia, and there it was known as “the hookah”, which is the Persian word for the coconut kernel.
From it, it moved to the states of the Ottoman Empire, through which it spread to various parts of the world later
From the name “nargile”, the name “nargile” was derived, which is the name adopted for it in the Arabic language, as in the mediator dictionary. The hookah was known in Egypt as “the nut” in a literal translation of it into Arabic
This name is still given to this day in Egypt on the popular hookah, which is not made of glass