EnglishEdit

 
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An abaya (garment).

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَبَايَة(ʿabāya). Compare aba. First attested in 1856.

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abaya (plural abayas)

  1. Synonym of aba

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَبَايَة(ʿabāya).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abaya f (plural abayas)

  1. abaya

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Arabic عَبَايَة‎(ʿabāya), alternative form of عَبَاءَة(ʿabāʾa, cloak), derived from the root ع ب ء‎(ʿ b ʾ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈba.ja/
  • Rhymes: -aja
  • Hyphenation: a‧bà‧ya

NounEdit

abaya f (invariable)

 
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  1. (neologism, Islam) abaya, aba

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  • abaya in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Kvinne ikledd abaya og nikab. — Woman dressed in abaya and niqab.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic عَبَايَة(ʿabāya).

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abaya m (definite singular abayaen, indefinite plural abayaer, definite plural abayaene)

  1. (Islam) an abaya, muslim women's piece of clothing used in the area around the Persian Gulf which consists of a long, black cloak that in some cases also covers the head
    • 2001 February 16, VG:
      aldri tidligere har så mange irakiske kvinner dekket seg til i den svarte abayaen
      never before have so many Iraqi women covered themselves in the black abaya

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NounEdit

abaya f (plural abayas)

  1. abaya

TurkishEdit

NounEdit

abaya

  1. dative singular of aba

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abaya

  1. those over there, yonder; class 2 remote demonstrative.