Gum: 3 definitions


Gum means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Gum (गुम्):—onomatopoetic imitation of the humming of bees, only in [compound]

2) Guṃ (गुं):—[from gum] (in [compound] for gum).

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Gum in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) lost; missing; —[cota] inner injury; ~[nama] anonymous; ~[raha] misled, (led) astray; ~[shuda] missing; ~[suma] quiet, mute, taciturn..—gum (गुम) is alternatively transliterated as Guma.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Guṃ (ಗುಂ):—

1) [noun] a low, continuous, murmuring sound of or like that of a bee; a humming sound.

2) [noun] the state or fact of keeping silent; a refraining from speech or from making noise; silence.

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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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