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Saltos de línea: cha¦dor
Pronunciación: /ˈtʃɑːdɔː
, ˈtʃɑːdə
, ˈtʃʌdə
(also chaddar or chuddar)

Definición de chador en inglés:


A large piece of cloth that is wrapped around the head and upper body leaving only the face exposed, worn especially by Muslim women.
Example sentences
  • Her tales are told through panoramas of opposites: the desert and the sea; the architecture of East and West; and women of Islam in black chadors and Muslim men in crisp white shirts.
  • Though it was common for women to wear the hijab, typically a loose overcoat and head scarf, the chador was the mark of women from strict Muslim families.
  • For example, under the influence of Islamic fundamentalism, women are required to wear full body coverings, such as chadors and burqas.


early 17th century: from Urdu chādar, chaddar, from Persian čādar 'sheet or veil'.

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