جلوہ

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See also: جلوه and حلوة

Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian جلوه (jelve), from Arabic جَلْوَة (jalwa).

Noun[edit]

جلوہ (jalva, jilva, julva? (Hindi spelling जलवा)

  1. splendor, luster, glory, effulgence
  2. (rare) the meeting of the bride and bridegroom (in the presence of their relations)
  3. (religious) the ceremony (among Muslims) when the bridegroom reads a chapter of the Qur'ān, and for the first time sees his wife's face in a mirror

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts (accessed 11-8-2012), “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1]