kebaya

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic [script?] (qabāya), colloquial pronunciation of [script?] (qbā'a), feminine of [script?] (qbā', tunic, gown).

NounEdit

kebaya (plural kebayas)

  1. A traditional blouse worn by women in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

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  • Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 6th Edition
Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 21:49