Cimani, Cimaṇī: 2 definitions


Cimani 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

cimaṇī (चिमणी).—f A hen-sparrow, Pyrgita domestica. 2 An earthen or wooden sparrow to blow through. 3 A plaything,--two stones enclosed in a leathern case to be rapped together. 4 A sort of funnel,--a saucer-form vessel with a pouring mouth. 5 A knob turning on a pivot, to confine a window or door-shutter, a button. 6 The sheath or investing rind of the base of the kāvaḷā or cōra of a plantain. cimaṇīcyā dāntānēṃ phōḍaṇēṃ To bite (betelnut, a fruit &c.) wrapped up in a cloth; so that there is no pollution by the spittle. (When a portion is to be given to another.)

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

cimaṇī (चिमणी).—f A hen-sparrow. A plaything. A sort of funnel; a wooden sparrow to blow through.

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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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