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December 14, 2006

Prison uniforms

Name all the different kinds of hejab, from headscarves, to tents :o)

Abbas Zeineddin writes:

1) Niqab - The Persian Gulf region
2) Burqa - Afganistan
3) Al-Amira - Arabic and South Asian regions. It consist of two pieces.
4) Shayla - Gulf region, trendier than the other forms of hijab. One side is tucked around the shoulder while the other side is simply hanging down.
5) Khimar - Similar to chaarghad (see below), but worn in Arab countries.
6) Chador - worn mainly in Iran
7) Maghnae - also worn in Iran, conceals the shoulders as well as the chin.
8) Roosari - common/general term for what urban Iranian women wear (forcefully), only covers the head, these days in Tehran it simply floats on top of the head.
9) Chaarghad - covers the shoulders and is rectangular. Mainly worn by country folks in Iran.

Also form Heideh F.:

CHADOR
arabi
abayi
gol-goli
meshki
dabit
val
keloke
charkhi
kamari
namaz
bandari
ghalebi

MAGHNA-E
choonedar
mehmandari
eski

ROOSARI
shawly
arabi
harir
hendi
italiayi

CHARGHAD
kalaghi
malmal

ETC.
borghe
neqab
picheh
rooband
...

Winner: Abbas Zeineddin. Sad Afarin!

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