Naal: 1 definition



Naal means something in 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.

Ambiguity: Although Naal has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Nala.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Naal in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a shaft; peduncle, stalk (as of a lotus); a horse-shoe; heavy stone-ring used in weightlifting exercise; barrel; tube; a woodpipe used for administering medicine etc. to the cattle; blowpipe; the navel string; the gullet; a weaver’s spindle; (nf) commission realised by a gambling denowner from the gambling party; ~[katai] process or act of cutting of the navel-string (of a new-born) or the remuneration therefor; —[gadi hona, (kahim para)] to be as dear as the motherland, to have immense liking for; ~[bamda] a farrier; ~[bamdi] the profession of a farrier; the work of fixing horse-shoes..—naal (नाल) is alternatively transliterated as Nāla.

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