Definition of numdah in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnəmdə/


1(In South Asia and the Middle East) an embroidered rug or carpet made of felt or coarse woolen cloth.
Example sentences
  • The numdahs of Kashmir - is a poor man's carpet - has jute for base with very closely done ari work.
1.1Felt or coarse woolen cloth of the type used to make numdahs.


From Urdu namdā, from Persian namad 'carpet'.

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Syllabification: num·dah

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