Translation of yashmak in Spanish:


velo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈjaʃmak//jɑʃˈmɑk//ˈjæʃˌmæk/


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    (que llevan algunas musulmanas) velo masculine
    • Patricia has taken to wearing a yashmak to increase her allure.
    • Your yarmulke or your yashmak needn't be discarded; they will become American things.
    • The yashmak is tied around the back of the head with string and is sometimes also supported over the nose by a small piece of gold.
    • ‘As soon as they leave, I'm taking off my hat,’ he said, tipping his red baseball cap emblazoned with the corps' emblem, ‘and putting on a yashmak,’ the head scarf sometimes worn by resistance fighters.
    • I go to the South of France and I don't wear a yashmak, but I do wear factor 15 suncream.
    • There were 79 women, 11 with heads uncovered, the rest split between headscarves and black flowing abayas; 11 Shia turbans, 22 yashmaks, one Kurdish tribal headwrap and a sea of Western suits.