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pajamas

EnglishEdit

Two boys in pajamas (sleepwear)
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EtymologyEdit

From Urdu/Hindi پایجامه (pāyjāma) / पैजामा (payjāmā), from Persian پايجامه / پاجامه (pāyjāma / pājāma, leg garment).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pəˈdʒɑ.məz/, /pəˈdʒæ.məz/
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NounEdit

pajamas (normally plural, singular pajama)

  1. Clothes for wearing to bed and sleeping in, usually consisting of a loose-fitting shirt and pants/trousers.
  2. Loose-fitting trousers worn by both sexes in various southern Asian countries including India.

Usage notesEdit

"pajamas" is chiefly a U.S. spelling, the rest of the English speaking world uses "pyjamas"

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