चाँपना

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See also: चूपान

Hindi[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old Indo-Aryan roots ćāṅp˚ (= ćāp˚) through the Prakrit चंपाइ and Sanskrit चपय(ति), rt. चप्

Verb[edit]

चाँपना (cā̃mpnā) (Urdu spelling چانپنا)

  1. (transitive) To press, squeeze, to knead
  2. (transitive) to shampoo
  3. (transitive) to thrust in, stuff, cram

References[edit]

  • McGregor, Ronald Stuart (1993), “चाँपना”, in The Oxford Hindi-English Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “चाँपना”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.