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Chorba is derived from a Persian term شوربا from shor ("salty, brackish") and ba ("stew").
Chorba is also called shorba (Persian: شوربا), (Amharic: ሾርባ?), shorwa (Pashto: شوروا), ciorbă (Romanian: ciorbă), shurpa (Russian: шурпа), shorpa (Uyghur: شورپا), shorpo (Kyrgyz: шорпо), and sorpa (Kazakh: сорпа). In South Asia, the term shorba (Urdu: شوربہ, Hindi: शोरबा) simply means gravy.