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Russian translation: шейла

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Arabic term or phrase:sheyla
Russian translation:шейла
Entered by: Sophia Shishatskaya
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13:06 Dec 25, 2010
Arabic to Russian translations [PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Arabic term or phrase: sheyla
Текст об эмирате Шарджа, встречаются названия национальной одежды и прочие реалии. Помогите, пожалуйста, правильно транслитерировать, потому что в Интернете встречаются противоречивые версии.

A light chiffon headscarf or ***sheyla*** is worn to cover the hair

Шеля? Шейла?
Sophia Shishatskaya
Russian Federation
Local time: 07:54
шейла
Explanation:
Правильнее было бы "шайла", но шейла ближе к тому, как произносится, и в русском уже, похоже, больше прижилась.
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Olga Subbotina
Russian Federation
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шейла


Explanation:
Правильнее было бы "шайла", но шейла ближе к тому, как произносится, и в русском уже, похоже, больше прижилась.

Olga Subbotina
Russian Federation
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