Translation of burka in Spanish:


burka, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbərkə/ /ˈbəːkə/ /ˈbʊrkɑː/


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    burka masculine, feminine
    burqa masculine, feminine
    • Covered from head to foot in a burka - a traditional Muslim garment - I crossed the border and stepped onto the road to the southern Afghan city of Kandahar.
    • The fundamentalist regime also forced women to wear the burqa, a loose garment which covered the figure from head to toe with veiled eye holes, outdoors.
    • My own preference is a long black dress and a white headscarf - I have never worn a burqa in my life.
    • Women are required to wear full body coverings, such as chadors and burqas.
    • And ever more women are trading their burqas, the head-to-toe garment worn in public, for an Iranian-style shawl, or chador, which covers the hair and body but not the face.
    • In the sense of attire, purdah can denote the practice of completely covering a woman's body by wearing a loose, body-covering robe called the burqa.
    • According to their interpretations, Muslim women must always wear the burqa in public.
    • Most women continue to wear the burqa, the voluminous garment that covers them from head to toe.
    • The first element is the requirement that women wear the burqa - a head-to-toe garment that allows vision only through a mesh screen.