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our dear dhimmi no more

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Submitted by myriam (Israel), Aug 12, 2007 at 10:55

our dear dhimmi no more , it seems you dont know how arabic is a complex language, the word "hijab" comes from the verb " hajab", which means "hide" in english. now, after i told you what this word means in language i will tell you what it means in islam. the hijab in islam doesnt has a shape our dear, we are just ordered to wear something that doesnt allow the others to see the features of our body, and first thing first the hair, so, there are a lot of my friends and classmates wear the " tarha". in the same time i can wear a hat that covers all my hair with a shirt or any thing else that covers my neck and i can say i wear the hijab.

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