What is another word for sakia?

1 synonym found


[ sˈakiə], [ sˈakiə], [ s_ˈa_k_i__ə]

The word "sakia" is a noun that refers to a type of water wheel used to irrigate crops in ancient Egypt. Some synonyms for "sakia" include "shadoof," "noria," "persian wheel," and "reh." The term "shadoof" is commonly used in reference to the ancient Egyptian irrigation system of using a counterweight to lift water from a lower level to a higher level for crop irrigation. The "noria" is a similar device that features a large water bucket attached to a wheel or axle, while a "Persian wheel" typically includes buckets on an inclined plane. "Reh" is an Arabic term that refers to the same concept as the sakia.

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  • Other hypernyms:

    boat, craft, vessel, watercraft, water vehicle, marine vessel, water transportation, Maritime Vessel, nautical vessel, sea vessel.

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