longyi


longyi
noun
a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
Syn: ↑lungi, ↑lungyi
Hypernyms: ↑piece of cloth, ↑piece of material

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\\ˈläŋˌyē\
variant of lungi

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/long"yee/, n.
lungi.

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longyi
var. lungi.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Longyi — (Burmese, pronounced|lòuɲdʒì; MYname|MY=|MLCTS=lum hkyany) is a sheet of cloth. It is approximately 2 m (6½ ft.) long and 80 cm (2½ ft.) wide. The cloth is often sewn into a cylindrical shape. It is worn around the waist, running to the feet. It… …   Wikipedia

  • Longyi — porté par un paysan birman Longyi est un terme générique birman désignant différentes pièces vestimentaires birmanes. En premier lieu, c’est un sarong, noué en triangle autour de la taille. Il fait aussi office de serviette, de ceinture, voire de …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Longyi — Birmanischer Mann mit Longyi Der Longyi ([lòuɲdʒì] (birmanisch – lum hkyany) auch Lontschi, Sarong, Wickelrock, ist ein traditionelles Kleidungsstück in Birma, das dem Sarong ähnelt. Für Männer wird er auch Paso und für Frauen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Longyi —    The distinctive lower garment worn by Burmese, which resembles the wraparound Malay sarong. Male longyis, known as pasoe, are usually subdued in color, often with a checked pattern (such as the Kachin style longyi, which became associated with …   Historical Dictionary of Burma (Myanmar)

  • longyi — /long yee/, n. lungi. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Lontschi — Birmanischer Mann mit Longyi Der Longyi ([lòuɲdʒì] (birmanisch – lum hkyany) auch Lontschi, Sarong, Wickelrock, ist ein traditionelles Kleidungsstück in Birma, das dem Sarong ähnelt. Für …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lungi — The lungi (Bengali: লুঙ্গি [ˈluŋgi] ) is a garment worn around the waist in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar (formerly Burma). While its origin is found in South Indian culture, it is worn by diverse communities across Southern Asia.… …   Wikipedia

  • Culture of Burma — The culture of Burma (or Myanmar) has been heavily influenced by Buddhism and the Mon people. Its neighbours, particularly China and Thailand have made major contributions to Burmese culture. In more recent times, British colonial rule and… …   Wikipedia

  • Glossaire du bando et des arts martiaux birmans — Les arts martiaux du Myanmar (Birmanie) sont surnommés Thaing (thaing est un mot datant du IIIe siècle, terme générique qui signifie self défense et qui désigne également toutes les pratiques martiales issues de Birmanie). Sommaire :… …   Wikipédia en Français