pyjama

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (attributive form of pyjamas): pajama

Noun[edit]

pyjama

  1. (Britain) attributive form of pyjamas
    • 2009 February 12, Derick Chetty, “Proper attire for the bedroom”, in Toronto Star[1]:
      They [] have joined the pyjama parade, proposing sleepwear as outerwear as the new way to dress up for an evening of entertaining at home or on the town.

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Etymology[edit]

From English (19th century) pai jamahs "loose trousers tied at the waist, worn by Muslims in India", adopted by colonials, especially for nightwear, probably from Hindi पैजामा ‎(paijāmā, pajama), itself from Persian پايجامه (paejamah) "leg clothing"

Noun[edit]

pyjama m ‎(plural pyjama's, diminutive pyjamaatje n)

  1. pyjamas, a matching set of light material trousers and vest for wearing to bed and sleeping in

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Finnish[edit]

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pyjama

  1. pyjamas

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French[edit]

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pyjama m ‎(plural pyjamas)

  1. pyjamas

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