Shimpa, aka: Śimpa; 2 Definition(s)

Introduction

Shimpa means something in Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

śimpa (शिंप).—f ē or ī ( or H) A half of an oyster-shell, cockle, muscle, or other bivalvular shell. 2 The shell-form or shovel-form end caused, to a reed or tubular stick, by chipping or cutting it (as in preparation for a pen, a whistle, a pipe &c.): also a shelving or slanting cut in general. v māra, tōḍa, ghē, pāḍa. Also any shell-form or shelving depression, as the scrobiculus cordis &c.

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śimpā (शिंपा).—m The fruit-receptacle or fruit-stalk of the Cocoanut. 2 An oyster-shell. 3 R (For śimpī) A tailor.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śimpa (शिंप).—f A half of an oyster-shell, muscle &c.

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śimpā (शिंपा).—m The fruit-stalk of the Cocoanut. An oyster-shell.

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

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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