घाम

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Marathi[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Marathi घामैणे (ghāmaiṇe, intransitive verb), from Maharastri Prakrit 𑀖𑀫𑁆𑀫 (ghamma), from Sanskrit घर्म (gharma). Cognate with Konkani घाम (ghām), Bengali ঘাম (gham), Assamese ঘাম (gham) and Sylheti ꠊꠣꠝ (gam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

घाम (ghāmm

  1. sweat, perspiration

References[edit]

  • James Thomas Molesworth (1857), “घाम”, in A dictionary, Marathi and English, Bombay: Printed for government at the Bombay Education Society's Press
  • Shankar Gopal Tulpule and Anne Feldhau (1999), “घाम”, in A Dictionary of Old Marathi, Mumbai: Popular Prakashan
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985), “gharmá”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

घाम (ghām)

  1. sunlight, sunbeam
  2. (astronomy) sun
  3. heat (from the sun)