abaya

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabicعَبَايَة(ʕabāya). Compare aba. First attested in 1856.

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Noun[edit]

abaya (plural abayas)

  1. Synonym of aba
    • 2023 August 28, Aurelien Breeden, “France to Ban Full-Length Muslim Robes in Public Schools”, in The New York Times[1], →ISSN:
      France will bar children in public schools from wearing the abaya, a loosefitting, full-length robe worn by some Muslim women, the government said this week.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabicعَبَايَة(ʕabāya).

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Noun[edit]

abaya f (plural abayas)

  1. abaya

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Arabicعَبَايَة(ʕabāya), alternative form of ⁧عَبَاءَة(ʕabāʔa, cloak), derived from the root ⁧ع ب ء(ʕ b ʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈabaja]
  • Hyphenation: aba‧ya

Noun[edit]

abaya (first-person possessive abayaku, second-person possessive abayamu, third-person possessive abayanya)

  1. abaya, aba.

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Arabicعَبَايَة(ʕabāya), alternative form of ⁧عَبَاءَة(ʕabāʔa, cloak), derived from the root ⁧ع ب ء(ʕ b ʔ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈba.ja/
  • Rhymes: -aja
  • Hyphenation: a‧bà‧ya

Noun[edit]

abaya f (invariable)

  1. (neologism, Islam) abaya, aba

Further reading[edit]

  • abaya in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Kvinne ikledd abaya og nikab. — Woman dressed in abaya and niqab.

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from Arabicعَبَايَة(ʕabāya), alternative form of ⁧عَبَاءَة(ʕabāʔa, cloak. frock), derived from the root ⁧ع ب ء(ʕ b ʔ).

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abaya m (definite singular abayaen, indefinite plural abayaer, definite plural abayaene)

  1. (Islam) an abaya, muslim women's piece of clothing used in the area around the Persian Gulf which consists of a long, black cloak that in some cases also covers the head
    • 2001 February 16, VG:
      aldri tidligere har så mange irakiske kvinner dekket seg til i den svarte abayaen
      never before have so many Iraqi women covered themselves in the black abaya

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaya f (plural abayas)

  1. abaya

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abaya

  1. dative singular of aba

Xhosa[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronoun[edit]

abaya

  1. those over there, yonder; class 2 remote demonstrative.