Khuramundi, Khuramuṇḍī: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khuramuṇḍī (खुरमुंडी).—f (khūra Hoof, muṇḍī Head.) These are the hakk or perquisite of the Mahar on divers occasions of killing a goat or sheep. 2 Doubling up (a man or an animal) by binding head and feet together: or the posture of sitting with the head betwixt the knees, or of lying down with the head and feet brought together. Ex. hā hātāpāyāñcī khu0 karūna basalā; tāpānēṃ-hiṃvānēṃ-rōgānēṃ mājhī khu0 kēlī-karūna ṭākalī or mī karūna nijalōṃ. Also v vaḷa g. of s. Also khuramuṇḍīsa yēṇēṃ or khu0 ghālūna basaṇēṃ. 3 fig. Overthrowing and subduing. v karūna ṭāka or kara g. of o.

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khūramuṇḍī (खूरमुंडी).—f Commonly yet less correctly khuramuṇḍī.

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

khuramuṇḍī (खुरमुंडी).—f The posture of sitting with the head betwixt the knees. khuramuṇḍīsa yēṇēṃ To be subdued.

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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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