Nigaha: 1 definition


Nigaha 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nigah.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Nigaha (निगह) [Also spelled nigah]:—(nf) see [nigāha; ~bāna] a guard, watch; ~[bānī] guarding, watching.

2) Nigāha (निगाह) [Also spelled nigah]:—(nf) look, glance; sight, vision; —[dauḍānā] to cast a hurried glance, to see through hurriedly; —[phiranā] to have a change of attitude (from good to bad); —[rakhanā] to keep an eye on, to keep a guard/watch; —[se utara jānā/gira jānā] to suffer devaluation in the eyes of, to be lowered in one’s esteem; —[se cūkanā] to pass through oversight; [nigāheṃ cāra honā] to look into each other’s eyes, to exchange glances.

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