See also: Hijab and hijāb

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb, veil).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hɪˈdʒɑːb/, /hɪˈdʒæb/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːb
  • Hyphenation: hi‧jab

NounEdit

hijab (countable and uncountable, plural hijabs)

  1. (uncountable, Islam) The practice, among Muslim women, of covering the body after the age of puberty in front of non-related adult males.
    • 2010, Jawairriya Abdallah-Shahid, Veiled Voices →ISBN, page 13:
      The belief that Muslim females observe hijab because men force them to do so insults some Muslim females who have based their decision on their understanding of Islam.
  2. (countable) A traditional headscarf worn by Muslim women, covering the hair and neck.
    Coordinate terms: niqab, sheila

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Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ hijab” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

AnagramsEdit


FinnishEdit

NounEdit

hijab

  1. hijab (headscarf)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of hijab (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative hijab hijabit
genitive hijabin hijabien
partitive hijabia hijabeja
illative hijabiin hijabeihin
singular plural
nominative hijab hijabit
accusative nom. hijab hijabit
gen. hijabin
genitive hijabin hijabien
partitive hijabia hijabeja
inessive hijabissa hijabeissa
elative hijabista hijabeista
illative hijabiin hijabeihin
adessive hijabilla hijabeilla
ablative hijabilta hijabeilta
allative hijabille hijabeille
essive hijabina hijabeina
translative hijabiksi hijabeiksi
instructive hijabein
abessive hijabitta hijabeitta
comitative hijabeineen
Possessive forms of hijab (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person hijabini hijabimme
2nd person hijabisi hijabinne
3rd person hijabinsa

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

hijab m (plural hijabs)

  1. Alternative spelling of hidjab

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb).

NounEdit

hijab m (invariable)

  1. hijab

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hijab m (definite singular hijaben, indefinite plural hijaber, definite plural hijabene)

  1. a hijab

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hijab m (definite singular hijaben, indefinite plural hijabar, definite plural hijabane)

  1. a hijab

ReferencesEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic حِجَاب(ḥijāb).

NounEdit

hijab m (plural hijabs)

  1. (countable) hijab (veil worn by Muslim women)