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I am malala - 15 vocabulary words

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Annie Paxson

on 6 January 2015

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Transcript of I am malala - 15 vocabulary words

Stupa
A monumental pile of Earth in memory of the Buddha
Taboo
Inappropriate or unacceptable
Rapt
Deeply engrossed or absorbed in
Primitive
Being the first or early in existence
Ideological
Speculative or visionary
Ladla
A special person in one's life
I am malala - 15 vocabulary words
Exchequer
Bazaar
A marketplace or shopping center, especially in the Middle East
Urdu
One of the official languages of Pakistan, used by Muslims
A treasury
Dyna
A term meaning "power"
Wali
A holy person or protector
Pashtun
Eastern Arabian people
Muezzin
The crier who states the 5 times for prayer
Mingora
The largest city in the Swat District
Angrezan
The Urdu word for foreigners
noun
Mingora lies on the banks of the River Swat
Stupas contain Buddha relics.
Malala's father is her ladla because he respects her.
Angrezans do not like the "suicide bridges" that lead to the village.
Malala used to write "only speak in Urdu" on the chalkboard in school for her classmates.
noun
noun
The bazaar had many cooking spices that smelled delicious.
noun
A mayor in a town has "dyna".
noun
Pashtun legends say that that they all descend from one man, Afghana, grandson of King Saul
noun
Ideological differences have been a basis for war since the beginning of time.
noun
noun
The muezzin yelled out across the village, and soon people poured out of buildings to pray.
adjective
Women having an education are considered taboo in Pakistan.
adjective
Malala stared, rapt, as she listened to her father and his friends speak of politics.
adjective
Dinosaurs were primitive forms of life on Earth.
noun
According to Islamic law, a woman needs a Wali to be married.
noun
The exchequer housed all of the government's money.
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