lungi

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English[edit]

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A Bengali boy wearing a lungi.

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Noun[edit]

lungi ‎(plural lungis)

  1. A garment worn around the waist by many people, especially men, in Southern India, Bangladesh, Burma, and Pakistan.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin longē.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlun.d͡ʒi/, [ˈl̺un̺ʲd͡ʒi]
  • Hyphenation: lùn‧gi

Adverb[edit]

lungi

  1. (literary) distant, far
  2. (followed by da) far (from)

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Adjective[edit]

lungi

  1. plural of lungo

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From lung. Also possibly from a Vulgar Latin root *longīre for Latin longīscēre, present active infinitive of longīscō.

Verb[edit]

a lungi ‎(third-person singular present lungește, past participle lungit4th conj.

  1. to lengthen, elongate, extend
  2. to prolong

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