Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1burka masculine, feminineburqa 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.