حجاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ج ب(ḥ-j-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Standard Arabic: IPA(key): /ħi.dʒaːb/
  • Egyptian Arabic: IPA(key): /ħɪ.ɡæːb/
  • Gulf Arabic: IPA(key): /ħdʒɑːb/
  • Levantine Arabic: IPA(key): /ħɪ.ʒæːb/

Noun[edit]

حِجَاب (ḥijābm (plural حُجُب(ḥujub) or أَحْجِبَة(ʾaḥjiba))

  1. cover
  2. curtain
  3. screen, barrier
  4. diaphragm (also اَلْحِجَاب الْحَاجِز(al-ḥijāb al-ḥājiz))
  5. amulet
    Synonym: تَمِيمَة(tamīma)
  6. hijab, veil

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Wehr, Hans (1979), “حجاب”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN

Noun[edit]

حُجَّاب (ḥujjābm pl

  1. plural of حَاجِب(ḥājib)

Persian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb).

Noun[edit]

حجاب (hejâb)

  1. screen
  2. cover
  3. veil
  4. hijab

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Sindhi[edit]

Noun[edit]

حجاب (hejâb-u)

  1. screen
  2. cover
  3. veil
  4. hijab

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