burnous


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a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece

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The grunge came out with those cropped burnous hoodies, one in a rich winter floral pattern and others in white and a Sherpa-textured navy.
Ils] sont tous venus, du reste, les habitants des villages coloniaux : graves arabes en longs burnous ; Tunisiens a moustache noire.
They cannot lurk behind concrete bunkers, but must advertise themselves, as Lyautey did in Morocco mounted on his Arab charger wearing a purple burnous.
In fact, about a century later, the Moors of Lisbon claimed that they always used the burnous (albonoz) exactly as their compatriots living in the 'land of the Moors'.
The transformation often comes from the simple substitution of an Arabic word for a French one in a stereotypical or cliched expression, as in the following example: 'Lyon etait couvert d'un immense burnous de neige' (16) ('Lyon was covered in a huge coat of snow.
There's no snow but plenty of sand, camels instead of reindeer and Santa would be much more comfortable in a flowing Arab burnous rather than his fur-trimmed red suit.
b) Traditional clothing, such as burnous (long, woolen, hooded cloak; 27), saroual (baggy pants; 30; Vaste, 47, 203, 241),11 chechia (or fez, a conical hat; 62), haik (all-enveloping white Algerian veil; 174; a recurring word in Ombre), djellaba (hooded robe; 193; Vaste, 325), tchador (a Persian word for the all-enveloping black veil from Iran; Vaste, 325).
He tried to receive me in someone's kitchen, where a burnous was spread out on the tiles near the sink.
La rencontre a ete l'occasion de decerner au moudjahid la [beaucoup moins que] medaille de la Memoire [beaucoup plus grand que] et le [beaucoup moins que] burnous de la fidelite [beaucoup plus grand que], en signe de reconnaissance pour sa contribution au recouvrement de la souverainete sur la RTA.
Une djellaba toujours blanche et de deux [beaucoup moins que]Iznnar[beaucoup plus grand que] (pluriel de Aznnar) que l'on pourrait traduire parselham ou burnous.
Bundled up in his burnous, a traditional woolen coat, the merchant enumerates the social problems facing some 12,000 residents.
Prenant la parole apres avoir recu des mains de la directrice d'El Moudjahid un burnous, Zahir Ihaddadene expliquera son parcours base sur la formation et l'exercice du metier de journaliste.
En suivant les valeurs marocaines que sont l'hospitalite, la solidarite et la convivialite, durant les 3 jours du mariage, toute la population du douar se mobilise pour prouver sa joie en arborant des tenues aux couleurs chatoyantes, des djellabas, des sarouals, des burnous, babouches pour hommes, des bijoux et parures pour les femmes.
Apres la remise de la medaille du merite, du burnous traditionnel et de la distinction honorifique a l'artiste par les organisateurs et quelques figures du theatre et du cinema algeriens, Chaou Abdelkader est remonte sur scene pour clore la ceremonie.
Elle parle a ses enfants, leur apprends les premiers chants, tisse des beaux caps, burnous et tapis, faconne les objets d'art, mettent du henne.