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  • cease - to stopdol.gov

  • blunt speaking very directlyKickoff.com

  • burqa- a long dress that the Taliban said women would wear whenever they went outsidehttp://www.usaid.gov

  • chador- a piece of cloth worn by females to cover their hairhttp://www.usaid.gov

  • pakul- gray or brown hat worn by men and boys

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Afghanistan-Tribal-Warn-Winter-Wool-Hat-Pakol-Top-Pakul-

  • Soxteaching.comcollide - To come together, to crash

  • vocabulry.wordpress.com

    derision to make fun of

  • humboldt.edu

    embedded - enclosed in something

  • sewsweetness.com

    embroidered pretty sewing on fabric done with needle and thread

  • wikipedia.org

    hover floating in the air

  • sacredsites.comintricate very fancy or complicated

  • kidsprintablescoloringpages.comlabyrinth - system of paths where it is easy to get lostmaxkade.iupui.edu

  • landmine - explosive device meant to hurt people and equipmentftp.info.usaid.gov

  • militia - an army composed of ordinary citizens rather than professional soldiersenglish.peopledaily.com.cn

  • nan- bread

    www.usaid.gov

  • resolve - end

    wsurf.org

  • shalwar kameez- pajama like clothing worn by men and womenhttp://en.wikipedia.org

  • snippet - a small piece Oswego.edu

  • Dari one of the two main languages spoken in Afghanistan

    wordpress.com

  • EID - A Muslim holidaybhmf.org.uk

  • Prayer during EIDhttp://www/fotosearch.com

  • Ramadan, the month of fasting

    english.cntv.cn

  • karachi- a cart on wheels, pushed by hand, used to sell things in the marketwww.mansfieldct.org/.../glossary.htm

  • kabob - pieces of meat on a skewer cooked over a fire.

    www.transchool.eustis.army.mil http://sandia.gov/medis/images/jpg

  • Taliban until recently, army in control of Afghanistanguardian.co.uk

  • toshak - a narrow mattress used in many Afghan homes instead of chairs or bedstakrah.com