Chanchum, Chāñchūṃ: 2 definitions


Chanchum means something in Marathi. 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

chāñchūṃ (छांछूं).—n (Imit.) The interjections and ejaculations of jugglery, hocus pocus. Hence 2 Any makebelieve, fuss, show, parade, bluster; ex. tyānī ghaṭa- kābhara chāñchūṃ karūna killā svādhīna kēlā; some empty stir or noise; a cough or hem; a little bustling about; a few remarks or questions: (to intimate vigilance or attention.) Ex. yajamāna ugīñca kṣaṇabhara yēūna chāñchūṃ karūna jātāta paṇa titakyānēñca lōka sāvadha asatāta.

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

chāñchūṃ (छांछूं).—n Hocus-pocus. Any fuss. A few remarks to intimate vigilance.

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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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