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chunni

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃʊni
 
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Definition of chunni in English:

noun (plural chunnis)

Another term for dupatta.
Example sentences
  • ‘Instead of draping the chunni gracefully, I kept clutching on it and stood stiff,’ she says laughing.
  • She has been holding on to my chunni just as I have instructed her and as we settle down, I crane my neck to see if I can spot the Pakistani woman across the divide.
  • She was leaning against the door, her head and face half-covered with her chunni, only exposing her big brown eyes.

Origin

from Punjabi.

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