The Breadwinner Vocabulary

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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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d97apeterson

 

 
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A long, tent-like garment which women wear
 
 burqa
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A piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders
 
chador
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One of the two main languages spoken in Afghanistan
 
dari
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Members of the extremist ruling party in Afghanistan
 
taliban
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The other main language spoken in Afghanistan
 
Pashtu
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Traditional dress worn by various peoples of south-central Asia. It is the national...
 
shalwar kameez
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An East Indian, white-flour flat bread
 
nan

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