hijab

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See also: Hijab and hijāb

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حِجَاب (ḥijāb, veil).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɪˈdʒɑːb/, /hɪˈdʒæb/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːb
  • Hyphenation: hi‧jab

Noun[edit]

hijab (countable and uncountable, plural hijabs)

  1. (uncountable, Islam) The practice, among Muslim women, of covering the body after the age of puberty in front of non-related adult males.
    • 2010, Jawairriya Abdallah-Shahid, Veiled Voices →ISBN, page 13:
      The belief that Muslim females observe hijab because men force them to do so insults some Muslim females who have based their decision on their understanding of Islam.
  2. (countable) A traditional headscarf worn by Muslim women, covering the hair and neck.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ hijab” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hijab

  1. hijab (headscarf)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hijab (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative hijab hijabit
genitive hijabin hijabien
partitive hijabia hijabeja
illative hijabiin hijabeihin
singular plural
nominative hijab hijabit
accusative nom. hijab hijabit
gen. hijabin
genitive hijabin hijabien
partitive hijabia hijabeja
inessive hijabissa hijabeissa
elative hijabista hijabeista
illative hijabiin hijabeihin
adessive hijabilla hijabeilla
ablative hijabilta hijabeilta
allative hijabille hijabeille
essive hijabina hijabeina
translative hijabiksi hijabeiksi
instructive hijabein
abessive hijabitta hijabeitta
comitative hijabeineen

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

hijab m (plural hijabs)

  1. Alternative spelling of hidjab

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب (ḥijāb).

Noun[edit]

hijab m (invariable)

  1. hijab

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب (ḥijāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɪdʂɑb/, /hiːdʂɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɑb

Noun[edit]

hijab m (definite singular hijaben, indefinite plural hijaber, definite plural hijabene)

  1. a hijab

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب (ḥijāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɪdʂɑb/, /hiːdʂɑb/
  • Rhymes: -ɑb

Noun[edit]

hijab m (definite singular hijaben, indefinite plural hijabar, definite plural hijabane)

  1. a hijab

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب (ḥijāb).

Noun[edit]

hijab m (plural hijabs)

  1. (countable) hijab (veil worn by Muslim women)