buibui

buibui

(ˈbʊɪˈbʊɪ)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a piece of black cloth worn as a shawl by Muslim women, esp on the E African coast
[from Swahili]
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In September 2016 three women Tasmin Yaqub, Maimuna Abdirahman, and Ramla Abdirahman casually strolled into Mombasa Central Police Station clad in buibui's and proceeded to occurrence book desk as if to report an incident.
Laura Fair, for example, argues that one cannot 'read' the full body cover of the buibui as an Islamic repression of women, because in the practice of early twentieth-century Zanzibar it represented female emancipation instead.
Buibui, a conservative attire common among Muslim women, is losing its age-old dignity as corrupting elements invade it.
Under the pretext of reporting a stolen phone, the women walked into the police station on Saturday morning, a knife and petrol bomb concealed in their traditional Buibui robes.
Susceptibility of four species of turfgrass-infesting scarabs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis serovar japonensis strain Buibui. Journal of Economic Entomology, 100: 1604-1610.
They almost made me take off my buibui since they thought it looked expensive and would fetch good money.
15) remains elusive, this approach soon reveals its weaknesses: the rise of 'the new veiling', whereby the niqab replaces the traditional buibui, is consistent with the pattern in other areas, particularly the Arab region.
class="MsoNormalPolice believe that Ms Romano is still alive in the hands of the abductors following reports from the herders among the Orma community of seeing the abductors in the forest wearing buibui' outfit.
class="MsoNormalOn their way home, Ahmed took her to the shopping mall where he bought her several Deerahs, Buibui with a Ninja and Several pairs of shoes.
You will die, shouted the woman who was in black veil (buibui) as she wept in shock.