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 (lŏng′gē, lo͝ong′-)
Variant of lungi.
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Noun1.longyi - a long piece of brightly colored cloth (cotton or silk) used as clothing (a skirt or loincloth or sash etc.) in India and Pakistan and Burma
piece of cloth, piece of material - a separate part consisting of fabric
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Its designed heat storage is 15 hours, thus, it can guarantee stable, continual power generation," said group board chair Wu Longyi.
We were asked to dress in longyi, the traditional men's bottoms, for the presentation.
To facilitate this, they often wear not the usual Burmese longyi sarong as in this image, but the Shan baggy trousers.
This is a land where holy men clad in traditional longyi are revered, thousands of ancient, religious stupas rise out of flat plains and floating-village life ebbs and flows upon Inle Lake.
After passing by trees groaning with huge papayas, avocados and citrus fruits, we stopped for refreshing green tea at the village and were invited to try out the traditional costume, the longyi.
Wearing a traditional black longyi -- a wrapped skirt -- and white blouse, the Nobel Peace Prize winner appeared only briefly at the Martyrs Mausoleum in Myanmar s main city.
During your river voyage you can try on your own longyi and have your face painted with Thanakha a traditional yellow-paste made by grinding the Thanakha tree against sandstone.