حجاب

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root ح ج ب(ḥ-j-b).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. screen, barrier
    Synonyms: حَاجِز(ḥājiz), بَرْزَخ(barzaḵ)
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 42:51:
      وَمَا كَانَ لِبَشَرٍ أَنْ يُكَلِّمَهُ اللَّهُ إِلَّا وَحْيًا أَوْ مِنْ وَرَاءِ حِجَابٍ‎‎
      wa-mā kāna li-bašarin ʾan yukallimahu l-lahu ʾillā waḥyan ʾaw min warāʾi ḥijābin
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. cover
  3. curtain
  4. diaphragm (also اَلْحِجَاب الْحَاجِز(al-ḥijāb al-ḥājiz))
  5. amulet
    Synonym: تَمِيمَة(tamīma)
  6. headscarf, hijab

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kabuli): IPA(key): /ɪd͡ʒɒːb/

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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