A cezve (Turkish: cezve, [dʒezˈve]; Arabic: جَِذوة, also ibriki/briki; Greek: μπρίκι briki) is a small long-handled pot with a pouring lip designed specifically to make Turkish coffee. It is traditionally made of brass or copper, occasionally also silver or gold. In more recent times cezveler are also made from stainless steel, aluminium, or ceramics.
The cezve is known as an ibrik, a Turkish word from Arabic إبريق (ʿibrīq), from Aramaic ܐܖܪܝܩܐ (ʾaḇrēqā), from early Modern Persian *ābrēž (cf. Modern Persian "ābrēz"), from Middle Persian *āb-rēǰ, ultimately from Old Persian *āp- 'water' + *raiča- 'pour' (cf. Modern Persian & Middle Persian ریختن[rêxtan]).
In Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czechia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Slovakia and Slovenia, the cezve is a long-necked coffee pot. In Turkish an ibrik is not a coffee-pot, but simply a pitcher or ewer.
Utensils to prepare Turkish coffee (handmade from Crete). A cezve is at the bottom.
- Dallah (Arabic coffee pot)
- Jebena (Ethiopian coffee pot)
- Arabic coffee
- Turkish coffee
- List of cooking vessels
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