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  1. salwar, shalwarnoun

    a pair of light loose trousers with a tight fit around the ankles; worn by women from the Indian subcontinent (usually with a kameez)


  1. salwarnoun

    Loose trousers worn by men and women in South Asia; often worn with a kameez

  2. Etymology: Urdu and Hindi


  1. Salwar

    Salwar or Shalwar is cloth worn from the waist to the ankles, covering both legs separately. It is the lower-garment of the Shalwar kameez suit which is widely-worn in South Asia. It is known for its lively hues, rich fabrics, and embroidery. It is also the national dress of Pakistan, and since the later 1960s with the salwar being used in government offices in Pakistan. The outfit has been a part of Punjabi tradition for centuries. Salwar can be distinguished to the Punjabi suthan which is shorter than the salwar. Salwar originated in Central Asia and its use spread to South Asia.


  1. salwar

    Salwar is a traditional form of loose trousers worn by both men and women in South Asia, particularly in the region of Punjab, India. It is a part of the Salwar Kameez ensemble, which consists of the salwar (bottoms), kameez (top), and a dupatta (scarf). The salwar is baggy and wide at the top, but tapers down at the ankle, ensuring comfort and ease of movement.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salwar in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salwar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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