Shikamja, Śikaṃjā: 1 definition
Shikamja 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 Shikanja.
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Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śikaṃjā (शिकंजा) [Also spelled shikanja]:—(nm) a clamp, pressing appliance; clasp, grasp, clutches; ~[jā kasanā] to tighten the grasp; ~[je meṃ khīṃcanā] to torture; ~[je meṃ jakaḍanā] to hold tight in one’s grasp; ~[je meṃ phaṃsanā] to fall into the clutches (of).
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