Alama: 3 definitions


Alama means something in Marathi, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Aalam.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

alama (अलम).—m A sort of small turban, esp. for children.

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alama (अलम).—f ē or alamadunayā f ( A A) The world; the people or folk; the public: also mankind.

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ālama (आलम).—f ē or ālamadunayā f ( A P) The world; the people: also mankind. ā0 jhukaṇēṃ The sway or bearing along (as towards some sight) of a multitude.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

alama (अलम).—m A sort of small turban.

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alama (अलम).—f The world, the public.

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ālama (आलम).—f The world; people.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ālama (आलम) [Also spelled aalam]:—(nm) the world; state; ~[panāha] Protector or Master of the world; an address for kings and emperors.

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