By: Elizabeth and Liam. The Breadwinner (Glossary). Burqa. A long, tent like garment, which the Taliban have ordered women must wear whenever they go out doors. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
The Breadwinner (Glossary)
By: Elizabeth and LiamBurqaA long, tent like garment, which the Taliban have ordered women must wear whenever they go out doors.
ChadorA piece of cloth worn by women and girls to cover their hair and shoulders.
DariOne of the two main languages that people speak in Afghanistan.
EidA Moslem festival coming at the end of Ramadan, which is the month of fasting.
KarachiA cart on wheels that is pushed by hand, used to sell things in the market.
KebabPieces of meat on a skewer, that gets cooked over a fire.
LandmineA bomb planted into the ground, which explodes if you step on it.
NanAfghan bread-flat, sometimes its long and sometimes its round.
PakulA gray or brown woolen blanket shawl that is worn by Afghan men and boys.
PashtuOne of the two main languages that is spoken in Afghanistan.
Shalwar KameezLong loose shirt and trousers worn by both men and women.
SovietsThe Soviet Union before its break-up, including Russia and other Communist countries in the world.
TalibanMembers of the ruling party in the country of Afghanistan.
ToshakA narrow mattress used in many Afghan homes instead of chairs or beds.
AfghanistanA country under rule by the Taliban.