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English

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Etymology

From Hindustani बुरक़ा / برقع (burqa‘) < Persian برقع < Arabic بُرْقُع < verb بَرْقَعَ (to cover, to veil) < root verb رَقَعَ (to patch, to sew).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
burka

Plural
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  1. A garment that covers the whole body, with a net screen covering the eyes so they cannot be seen.

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Translations


Bosnian

Noun

burka f (plural burke)

  1. burqa
  2. burka

Darkinjung

Noun

burka

  1. long-nosed bandicoot

Serbian

Noun

burka f. (plural burke) (Cyrillic spelling бурка)

  1. burqa
  2. burka

Swedish

Noun

Inflection for burka Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative burka burkan burkor burkorna
Genitive burkas burkans burkors burkornas

burka c.

  1. burka

Turkish

Noun

burka

  1. burqa
  2. burka

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