in India, a) a long cloth used for loincloths, scarves, turbans, etc. b) a loincloth
Origin of lungiHindi and amp; Persian lungī
or lun·gyi also lon·gyi
nounpl. lun·gis or lun·gyis also lon·gyis
A cloth, often of brightly colored silk or cotton, that is used as a piece of clothing, especially the traditional skirtlike garment of South Asia and Myanmar (Burma).
Origin of lungiUrdu lungī, from Persian, variant of lung.