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numdah

Line breaks: num¦dah
Pronunciation: /ˈnʌmdə
 
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Definition of numdah in English:

noun

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

Origin

from Urdu namdā, from Persian namad 'carpet'.

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