Piyāla

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"Piala" redirects here. For the genus of moth, see Piala (moth).

A piyāla (Persian: پیاله‎), also called piola, piyala, piyola (Uzbek: piyola, IPA: [pɨjɒlá]), piala (Russian: пиала́ [pʲɪɐˈla]) or chini (Kazakh: шыны; Kyrgyz: чыны) is a small bowl used throughout Central Asia for drinking tea, similar to the Japanese chawan. They may be used for other beverages too, such as kymyz, though traditionally a full-size bowl (called kese) is used for cold and hot beverages.