उमा

HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit उमा (umā).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /ʊ.mɑː/, [ʊ.mäː]

NounEdit

उमा (umāf (Urdu spelling اما‎)

  1. flax
  2. linseed
  3. light
  4. splendor
  5. fame
  6. reputation
  7. night
  8. tranquility

DeclensionEdit

Proper nounEdit

उमा (umāf

  1. a female given name, Uma, from Sanskrit

DeclensionEdit


SanskritEdit

Alternative scriptsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

उमा (umāf

  1. flax (Linum usitatissimum)
  2. turmeric (Curcuma longa)

Proper nounEdit

उमा (umām

  1. name of the daughter of हिमवत् (wife of the god शिव ; also called पार्वती and दुर्गा ; the name is said to be derived from उ मा, ‘O [child], do not [practise austerities]’ the exclamation addressed to पार्वती by her mother)
  2. a female given name

DescendantsEdit

  • Hindi: उमा (umā)
  • Telugu: ఉమ (uma)