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Definition of "kabaya" []

  • Alternative spelling of kebaya. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "kabaya" in a sentence
  • "Their lower garment, or sarong, reaching from the waist to the ankles, is usually of red cotton of a small check, with stripes in the front, above which is worn a loose sleeved garment, called a kabaya, reaching to the knees, and clasped in front with silver or gold, and frequently with diamond ornaments."
  • "Under her silken sarong would have been an inner garment of white cotton, about her waist a zone of beaded cloth held in front by an oval plate, and over all would have been thrown a long, loose dressing-gown, called the kabaya, falling to her knees and fastened down the front to the silver girdle with golden brooches."
  • "'kabaya' is worn, and over all a 'slendang,' which is very like a"