Tumbadi, Tumbaḍī: 2 definitions



Tumbadi 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tumbaḍī (तुंबडी).—f (tumba S) A cupping instrument. 2 The bowl or dish of mendicants. Usually part of a hollowed gourd, or of wood. 3 A stringed instrument of music. It has one gourd, whereas bīna has two. tuṃ0 bharaṇēṃ g. of s. To get one's fill of riches, food &c. tuṃ0 lāvaṇēṃ (To apply a cupping glass unto.) To stick closely and perseveringly unto.

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

tumbaḍī (तुंबडी).—f The bowl of mendicants. A cup- ping instrument. tumbaḍī bharaṇēṃ Get one's fill of riches, food &c. tumbaḍī lāvaṇēṃ Stick closely and perseveringly to.

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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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