numdah
numdah umdah n. an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt.

Syn: numdah rug, nammad. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • numdah — [ nʌmdə] noun (in the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East) an embroidered felt or woollen rug. Origin from Urdu namdā, from Pers. namad carpet …   English new terms dictionary

  • numdah — num·dah …   English syllables

  • numdah — /ˈnʊmdə/ (say noomduh), /ˈnʌmdə/ (say numduh) noun a type of woollen felt manufactured in India and often made into rugs with brightly coloured and highly patterned oversewing. {Hindi namdā, from Persian namada felt, rug} …   Australian English dictionary

  • numdah — n. an embroidered felt rug from India etc. Etymology: Urdu namda f. Pers. namad carpet …   Useful english dictionary

  • numdah rug — noun an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt • Syn: ↑numdah, ↑nammad • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting …   Useful english dictionary

  • nammad — noun an embroidered rug made from a coarse Indian felt • Syn: ↑numdah, ↑numdah rug • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting * * * variant of numdah …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of English words of Persian origin — As Indo European languages, English and Persian have many words of common Proto Indo European origin, and many of these cognate words often have similar forms. Examples of these include: English (Mother) and Persian (Madar), English (Father) and… …   Wikipedia

  • rug — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. mat, drugget, shag [rug], throw [rug]; carpet[ing]; lap robe; slang, wig, hairpiece, toupee. See covering. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. carpet, carpeting, floor covering, runner, area rug, scatter rug,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Covering — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Covering >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 covering covering cover Sgm: N 1 baldachin baldachin baldachino baldaquin Sgm: N 1 canopy canopy tilt awning tent marquee tente d abr …   English dictionary for students

  • mat — 1. noun 1) the fat cat sat on the mat Syn: rug, runner, carpet, doormat, welcome mat, bath mat, hearth rug, floor cloth; dhurrie, numdah; kilim, flokati, tatami 2) he placed his glass on the mat Sy …   Thesaurus of popular words

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