Ghuma, Ghumā: 2 definitions


Ghuma 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

ghumā (घुमा).—m (In top-playing.) A hole or dint struck on a top. 2 (ghumaṇēṃ) Thumping, banging, whipping, driving (of man or animal) in order to tame: also the state of being puffed, spent, exhausted; or sore, broken, battered (from fatiguing exertion, from sickness, from a worrying, dunning, sound beating &c.) v ghāla, gājava, ghē, g. of o. Ex. hā bhārī dāṇḍagāī karatō dōna divasa ghumā ghālāvā mhaṇajē vaṭhaṇīsa yēīla; hyā ślōkānēṃ mājhā ghumā ghātalā. 3 Holding under long procrastination or postponement (of a business or work). ghāla g. of o. 3 Lingering about; hanging over; heavy dawdling with (some work in hand). v ghālūna basa, ghē.

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ghumā (घुमा) [or म्या, myā].—a Sullen, reserved, gloomily close, silent but deep. 2 Slow and dull; a block, clodpoll, post.

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ghūma (घूम).—m A disease incidental to the eyelids, granular lids. Commonly khuparī. v yē, phuṭa, hō. 2 A dint made in a top at top-playing. 3 A term in the play of pāṭyā, also in the play of ghūmapēṇḍhī.

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

ghumā (घुमा).—m Thumping, banging, whipping, driving (of a man or animal) in order to tame; also the state of spent being

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ghumā (घुमा) [or myā, or म्या].—a Sullen, reserved. Slow and dull.

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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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