Linguistic doubt

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Apr 15, 2009

Linguistic doubt by Maktub at 8:33 PM (1,021 Views / 0 Likes) 7 replies

  1. Maktub
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    ONLY DIRECTED TO ENGLISH SPEAKING NATIVE PEOPLE:
    What would you call that "scarf"? (focus on the clothing, not the blondie, plz). Like, is there any specific name for a "scarf" with tha design in english-speaking countries, do you refer to it with its original name "kuffiya" or do you just call it something more general like "scarf"? or something like that?

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    I call it kaffiyeh.
     
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    So you call it "kuffiya", just you pronnounce it that way huh? Ok, thanks!
     
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    Looks like someone has no idea how to wear a Lion Cloth. ha

    edit: ya, that'd be a loin cloth.
     
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    I usually call it a shmagh, or sometimes a kaffiyeh

    most people would just call it a scarf though, as, well, that is what it is really, at least how we wear them here. that tends to be what I call it when I don't want to explain to someone what a kaf-ey-eh is...
     
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    I call it Fhtagn!
     
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    But that's not my name~ lalala

    What's a Lion Cloth? [​IMG]
     
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    Maybe he meant loin cloth.
     

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