How to Pronounce diwan?

Correct pronunciation for the word "diwan" is [dˈɪwən], [dˈɪwən], [d_ˈɪ_w_ə_n].

"Diwan" in context

A diwan is a traditional Levantine seating structure found in the Arab world and also parts of the Indian subcontinent. Consisting of low cushioned stools and platforms on decked wooden frames, these structures have been used traditionally as an area to entertain guests and family members. They are made in various sizes and shapes, including square, rectangular, and hexagonal, to accommodate different numbers of people.

In the past, diwans have been used as both indoor and outdoor furniture. They were part of the decor of a house, with carpets and curtains covering the frame and the seat to provide comfortable seating for people.


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