The Breadwinner Vocabulary

Here Are Some Vocabulary Words, Specific To The Culture Of Afghanistan, That May Be Helpful To Know Before You Read The Novel.
  
Created Jun 14, 2010
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A long, tent-like garment which women wear
 burqa
A piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders
chador
One of the two main languages spoken in Afghanistan
dari
Members of the extremist ruling party in Afghanistan
taliban
The other main language spoken in Afghanistan
Pashtu
Traditional dress worn by various peoples of south-central Asia. It is the national...
shalwar kameez
An East Indian, white-flour flat bread
nan

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