Camaca, Camacā: 4 definitions


Camaca 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 Chamcha.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

camacā (चमचा).—m ( H or camasa S) A ladle or spoon.

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

camacā (चमचा).—m A ladle or spoon.

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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

Camacā (चमचा) [Also spelled chamcha]:—(nm) a large spoon; flunkey, flatterer; ~[gīrī] cheap flattery, sycophancy.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Camaca (ಚಮಚ):—

1) [noun] a utensil consisting of a small, shallow bowl with a handle used for picking up and eating food in small quantity; a spoon.

2) [noun] (derog.) a person who seeks favour by flattering people of wealth or influence; a sycophant; a toady.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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