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What is the difference between Hijab and Khimar?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Jan 23, 2020

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C. Block

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C. Block, English Professor, M.A, Ph.D, Buffalo

Answered Aug 29, 2019

The hijab is known to be a headscarf that is usually placed on the head. It will cover the neck, the rest of the head, and hair. It will be just above the shoulders. The Khimar is known to be longer. It will also cover the head, but the cloth will reach up to the elbows or the hands. ...Read More
 

J. Emmerich

J. Emmerich, Web Content Writer, New York City

Answered Aug 07, 2019

Muslims women are very known for various kinds of dress codes that promote decency. Examples of those dresses are hijab and khimar. These are two types of coverings worn by Muslim women who have reached the age of puberty. These two dresses are meant to protect them from revealing their body. Hijab is a like a headscarf which is used for the covering of the head to a part of their body. It doesn't cover the face and also the two hands. ...Read More
 

Larry Thornton

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Larry Thornton, Student, MBA, Los Angles

Answered Jun 13, 2019

Both hijab and khimar are coverings which are being used by Muslim women to cover their bodies. The idea of using veils by Muslim women to cover their heads, shoulders and other parts of their bodies is something that can be dated back to many centuries ago. However, there is a bit difference between hijab and khimar. The seemingly differences between the two can be discussed in relation to how they are being used. ...Read More
 

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