niqab

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See also: niqāb

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نِقَاب(niqāb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɪˈkɑːb/, /nɪˈkæb/
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Noun[edit]

niqab (plural niqabs)

  1. A veil which covers the face, worn by some Muslim women as a part of sartorial hijab.
    Synonym: yashmak
    Coordinate terms: sheila, hijab, burka

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Noun[edit]

niqab f (plural niqabs)

  1. a niqab

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

niqab m (plural niqabs)

  1. niqab; yashmak (face-covering veil worn by Muslim women)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

niqab m (plural niqabs)

  1. niqab

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Noun[edit]

niqab c

  1. a niqab

Declension[edit]

Declension of niqab 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative niqab niqaben niqaber niqaberna
Genitive niqabs niqabens niqabers niqabernas

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