- reclusión (feminine) to go into purdah recluirse*, enclaustrarseMore example sentences
- The idea that if one gives up a customary religious practice such as purdah, that one is ceasing to be a Muslim altogether is an egregious misrepresentation of what it takes to be a Muslim.
- More than purdah impacting a Muslim woman's mobility, it is the attitude of the men that puts shackles on their mobility - for education or work.
- He deprecated the practice of purdah and sati, encouraged inter-caste alliances and remarriage of widows.
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