Ghumana, Ghumaṇa: 2 definitions

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Ghumana 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 Ghumna.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ghumaṇa (घुमण).—n (Commonly ghubaḍa) An owl.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Ghumānā (घुमाना):—(v) to revolve; to roll; to swirl round; to circulate; to spin; to turn; to brandish (as a sword); to take round; to beguile; to give a twist; [ghumā-phirā kara bāta karanā] to beat about the bush.

2) Ghūmanā (घूमना) [Also spelled ghumna]:—(v) to take a walk, to stroll; to wander; to gyrate; to revolve; to whirl; to turn; to return; to roll; to spin; to waggle; to swim (as head); [ghūma-phira kara vahīṃ pahuṃcanā] to come full circle.

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