What is another word for lungi?

Pronunciation: [lˈʌŋɡi] (IPA)

Lungi is a traditional garment worn by men in South Asia. In other parts of the world, it is known by different names such as sarong, dhoti, and pareo. Sarong is a wrap-around garment worn by men and women in Southeast Asia, particularly in Indonesia and Malaysia. Dhoti is a rectangular piece of cloth worn by men in India. Pareo is a traditional garment worn in Polynesia and Hawaii. It is a rectangular piece of cloth that is worn as a skirt by women. These garments are similar to lungi in that they are all rectangular in shape and wrap around the waist to cover the lower body.

Synonyms for Lungi:

What are the hypernyms for Lungi?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Lungi

In the lamplight he recognized Kamala's musicians: the gray-haired flautist in a long lungi wrap and bare to the waist, the drummer smiling widely in a plain white shirt and brown dhoti.
"The Moghul"
Thomas Hoover
lungi da to ben mio, and is the same in which he was so successful in England, when he introduced it in London in the opera of Giulo Sabino.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete"
Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe

Semantically related words: lungi for wedding, lungi navel, lungi kuwait, lungi meaning


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