What is another word for sari?

Pronunciation: [sˈɑːɹi] (IPA)

Sari, a traditional Indian garment, is known for its elegance and grace. It is a long piece of cloth draped around the body in a beautiful and artistic manner. In India, it is available in various fabrics, designs, and colours. The word sari has its synonyms in different Indian languages. In Hindi, it is known as "Saree", and in Bengali, it is called "Shaari". Marathi language has named it as "Sadi" while it is referred to as "Chira" in Assamese. In Tamil, it is called "Sattai" and in Telugu, it is known as "Chira". These synonyms indicate the cultural diversity of India and its rich heritage.

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Usage examples for Sari

Two women lean against the wire fence near us, one a tall, small-headed and long-limbed matron in dullish green sari with gold or yellow round its edges in thin and broad lines, and a bodice of orange and crimson.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
"After the clouds that partially obscured the sari on the morning of the 7th had passed away, I observed that though the atmosphere was hazy, and the sky by no means blue, there was an unusual stillness and freedom from agitation in the air, so that the outlines of the spots on the sun were clearly defined in the small Dolland telescope that I had under my charge, and this satisfactory condition of the air for telescopic observation continued until after the end of totality.
"Canadian Eclipse Party 1869"
Commander E. D. Ashe
The sari of India replaces the sarong of Java, with fluttering folds of red and purple; children, clad only in silver chains and medals, or strings of blue beads, dart through the crowd, from whence the familiar types of Malay and Javanese personality are absent.
"Through the Malay Archipelago"
Emily Richings

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