What are the differences in these Islamic clothing: Abaya, hijab, khimar, niqab, jilbab, and burqa?

Basically, these terms reflect the variations in style. Certain clothes have different names depending on the location of its wearers. Below is a brief description of the most commonly worn Islamic clothing:

             Abaya  cloak over the inside garment

             Hijab  type of clothe that follows Allahs laws, usually associated with headscarves

             Khimar  circular or triangular headscarf

             Niqab  covering for the face

             Jilbab  coat that covers the entire body except the hands and head

             Burqa  covers the body from head to toe

 

 

 

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