What is another word for lungyi?
4 synonyms found
[ lˈʌnd͡ʒɪˌi], [ lˈʌndʒɪˌi], [ l_ˈʌ_n_dʒ_ɪ__ˌi]
A lungyi, also known as a sarong or a wraparound, is a traditional garment worn by men and women in parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and East Africa. While the term "lungyi" is commonly used, there are several regional synonyms for this versatile piece of clothing. In India, it is known as a dhoti or veshti in the south, and a safa or lungi in the north. In Bangladesh and Myanmar, it is called a lungi, while in Sri Lanka, it is referred to as a sarong. Other variations include the canga in Mozambique, the kanga in Kenya and Tanzania, and the kikoi in Tanzania and Kenya. Regardless of its name, the lungyi continues to be a popular and widely worn garment across various cultures and regions.