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HindiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit.

NounEdit

उमा (umāf (Urdu spelling اما)

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

SanskritEdit

NounEdit

उमा (umāf

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

Proper nounEdit

उमा (umām

  1. N. 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.

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