hijab

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English[edit]

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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 1450053025), 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, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

hijab m ‎(plural hijabs)

  1. Alternative spelling of hidjab

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic

Noun[edit]

hijab m ‎(invariable)

  1. hijab

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حجب.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

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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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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic حجب.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. a hijab

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

hijab m (plural hijabs)

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