Dictionary of Words related to Oman

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Muhafazah

Muhafazah is a first-level administrative division in Oman. It could be translated to "governorat [ ... read more ]

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Khareef

Khareef is an Arabic term used in southern Oman, southeastern Yemen, southwestern Saudi Arabia an [ ... read more ]

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Wazar

The wazar is a special part of the dressing "uniform" of the Omani men. It covers the lower part [ ... read more ]

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Bisht

Black woolen robe worn by men from the Gulf for special and ceremonial occasions. [ ... read more ]

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Kuma

Headdress for men, originates in Zanzibar and is a clear evidence of Oman’s historical ties [ ... read more ]

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Nahl

Open shoes or sandals traditionally worn by Omani men. They are practical shoes that are easy to [ ... read more ]

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Dishdasha

The dishdasha is the traditional Omani men dress. Quite often a white, ankle-length garment (but [ ... read more ]

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Khanjar

Traditional curved daggers worn during holidays as part of ceremonial dress. [ ... read more ]

Category: Culture   |   Last Update: 24-03-2017