Lagama, Lagāma: 3 definitions



Lagama 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 Lagam.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lagāma (लगाम).—f m ( P) The bit of a bridle, bitmouth. Some sorts or forms of Bit are ubhā lagāma, karavatī lagāma, kaḍōḷī or ḷyā lagāma or kaḍyāḷēṃ, kaḍyāñcā lagāma, kāṭyā or kāṭē lagāma, kāṭēkaḍī lagāma, kuṛhāḍyā- lagāma, sākaḷī lagāma, sutaḷyā lagāma q. v. in loc. Pr. lagāmālā māgēṃ dāṇyālā puḍhēṃ. 2 A bridle. 3 fig. The reins, guidance, management, direction. lagāmīṃ Under the direction, control, or governance of. v asa, cāla, vāga, lāga, & ṭhēva, cālava, āṇa, lāva.

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

lagāma (लगाम).—f m The bit of a bridle; a bridle; the reins.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Lagāma (लगाम) [Also spelled lagam]:—(nf) reins, bridle, hackmore; —[kaḍī karanā/kasanā] to restrain; to be strict; to keep in check: —[caḍhānā] to bridle; —[ḍhīlī karanā] to give one his head, to give free rein; to give/allow latitude/free play; to withdraw restraint; to allow to go as one wishes; —[denā] to keep under restraint; to withhold; —[hātha meṃ lenā] to take the reins in one’s hand, to undertake the control of.

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