chador

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi चादर (cādar), from Persian چادر(čâdor), from Sanskrit छत्त्र (chattra).[1][2] Doublet of chhatra and chatta.

Noun[edit]

chador (plural chadors)

  1. A loose robe, made from a single cloth, worn as a combination head covering, veil and shawl by Muslim women, especially in Iran.
    • 1625, [Samuel] Purchas, “The English Ambassadors arrivall at Surat”, in Pvrchas His Pilgrimes. [], 1st part, London: [] William Stansby for Henrie Fetherstone, [], OCLC 960103045, 1st book, line 42, page 530:
      The Commodities are infinite: [] Pintados, Chints and Chadors, Shashes and Girdles, Cannakens []

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chador in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language
  2. ^ James A. H. Murray [et al.], editors (1884–1928) , “Chuddar”, in A New English Dictionary on Historical Principles (Oxford English Dictionary), volume II (C), London: Clarendon Press, OCLC 15566697, page 401, column 1.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Urdu چادر‎, from Persian چادر‎.

Noun[edit]

chador c (singular definite chadoren, plural indefinite chadorer)

  1. chador

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چادر(čâdor), from Sanskrit छत्त्र (chattra).

Noun[edit]

chador m (invariable)

  1. chador (clothing)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

chador m (plural chadores)

  1. Alternative spelling of xador

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian چادر(čâdor), from Sanskrit छत्त्र (chattra).

Noun[edit]

chador m (plural chadores)

  1. chador (robe)

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