Definition of numdah in English:

numdah

noun

  • 1(in South Asia and the Middle East) an embroidered rug or carpet made of felt or coarse woollen cloth.

    • ‘The numdahs of Kashmir - is a poor man's carpet - has jute for base with very closely done ari work.’
    rug, runner, carpet, drugget
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    1. 1.1mass noun Felt or coarse woollen cloth of the type used to make numdahs.

Origin

From Urdu namdā, from Persian namad ‘carpet’.

Pronunciation

numdah

/ˈnʌmdə/