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or lun·gyi (lo͞ong′gē) also lon·gyi (lŏng′gē, lo͝ong′-)
n. pl. lun·gis or lun·gyis also lon·gyis
A cloth, often of brightly colored silk or cotton, that is used as a piece of clothing, especially the traditional skirtlike garment of South Asia and Myanmar (Burma).

[Urdu lungī, from Persian, variant of lung.]
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30 (ANI): An international retail company, which deals in clothing and accessories, has introduced 'check mini skirt' that has an uncanny resemblance to traditional Indian lungis.
The Ministers visit concluded in Khayelitsha with lunch at 4Roomed eKasi Culture owned by Abigail Mbalo-Mokoena, and a tour of Nomalungelo Sotyingwa owner of Lungis BnB - a homestay facility that offers a unique experience of family life and culture in a South African Township.
The duo with half folded lungis are seen dancing away to the catchy beats and in the background are large Rajnikanth photos.
Move over jeans and make way for lungis being heartily endorsed by Bollywood A-listers Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.
Bollywood Cinemas' manager said women u and men u had complained men were coming to the theatre with "half mast" lungis, which effectively turns them into loincloths or short skirts.
Summary: Eva Fernandes sees a recent ban on lungis at a South Asian cinema as one more proof of our openly latent classist and somewhat racist biases.
While Sufi singers set the tone and tempo live on the runway, models walked in achkans and angarkhas worn with lungis, loose pants and flowing skirts.
Maybe at our farewell six years later, it will expect us to wear dhotis and lungis and eat out of banana leaves.
Two lungis to a customer 22 kilometres away, one to another in a different direction.
Men wear lungis, a piece of cloth tied around the waist, while women wear salwaar kameez, a long shirt and loose pants.
And Chinese robes, Japanese kimonos, Indian lungis, South Asian sarongs, and North African caftans are certainly skirt-like.
Limited Tenders are invited for Supply Of Lungis And T Shirts At Osts, Belgaum Territory