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English translation: \"sakubis\" fabric [light white cotton fabric]

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Arabic term or phrase:ساكوبيس
English translation:\"sakubis\" fabric [light white cotton fabric]
Entered by: Amel Abdullah
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13:17 Sep 20, 2011
Arabic to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
Arabic term or phrase: ساكوبيس
A type of fabric mentioned in a Sudanese text.
Amel Abdullah
Jordan
"sakubis" fabric [light white cotton fabric]
Explanation:
Hi there,
i looked it so thoroughly but i couldn't find any matching equivalent term and as it's a specific cultural term it's likely that you will not find 100% English term so the safest course here is to render it to the English sound from like "hijab", " tobe", "thobe "or "jallabiyah" with a little elaboration between brackets "sakubis" fabric [light white cotton fabric]

Feel free to check references links
http://www.sudaneseonline.com/cgi-bin/sdb/2bb.cgi?seq=msg&bo...
http://nisaaelsudan.montadalhilal.com/t159-topic
http://www.drmoiz.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=65434&start...
http://www.sudaneseeconomist.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4...
http://www.brandeis.edu/projects/sudan_center/materialcultur...
http://www.ehow.com/about_5448900_types-clothes-do-wear-suda...
http://www.everyculture.com/Sa-Th/Sudan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Sudan#Clothing

Hopefully that would be of any help :)

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Mohamed Zidan
Egypt
Local time: 17:48
Grading comment
Thanks for your help. I eventually decided to call it "gauze," which was okay for the context.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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"sakubis" fabric [light white cotton fabric]


Explanation:
Hi there,
i looked it so thoroughly but i couldn't find any matching equivalent term and as it's a specific cultural term it's likely that you will not find 100% English term so the safest course here is to render it to the English sound from like "hijab", " tobe", "thobe "or "jallabiyah" with a little elaboration between brackets "sakubis" fabric [light white cotton fabric]

Feel free to check references links
http://www.sudaneseonline.com/cgi-bin/sdb/2bb.cgi?seq=msg&bo...
http://nisaaelsudan.montadalhilal.com/t159-topic
http://www.drmoiz.com/board/viewtopic.php?f=62&t=65434&start...
http://www.sudaneseeconomist.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=4...
http://www.brandeis.edu/projects/sudan_center/materialcultur...
http://www.ehow.com/about_5448900_types-clothes-do-wear-suda...
http://www.everyculture.com/Sa-Th/Sudan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Culture_of_Sudan#Clothing

Hopefully that would be of any help :)



Mohamed Zidan
Egypt
Local time: 17:48
Native speaker of: Native in ArabicArabic
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
Thanks for your help. I eventually decided to call it "gauze," which was okay for the context.
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