Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "kantha" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF KANTHA

kantha  [ˈkɑːnθə] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF KANTHA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Kantha is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES KANTHA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

kantha

Kantha

Kantha is a type of embroidery popular in eastern South Asia, especially Bangladesh and the Indian states of West Bengal and Odisha. In Odisha old saris are stacked on each other and hand-stitched to make a thin piece of cushion. This is normally used above a bed cushion or instead of a cushion. The use of kantha is popular in "Kantha saris" traditionally worn by women in Bengal. Kantha stitching is also used to make simple quilts, commonly known as Nakshi Kantha. Women in Bengal typically use old saris and cloth and layer them with kantha stitch to make a light blanket, throw or bedspread, especially for children. Kantha is very popular with tourists visiting Bengal and is a specialty of Bolpur...

Definition of kantha in the English dictionary

The definition of kantha in the dictionary is a type of Bengali embroidered quilt.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH KANTHA


acantha
əˈkænθə
anther
ˈænθə
panther
ˈpænθə
polyantha
ˌpɒliˈænθə
pyracantha
ˌpaɪrəˈkænθə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE KANTHA

kans
Kans.
Kansan
Kansas
Kansas City
Kansu
Kant
kantar
kantele
Kantian
Kantianism
kantikoy
Kantism
KANU
kanuka
kanzu

WORDS THAT END LIKE KANTHA

bertha
Big Bertha
Botha
caltha
Golgotha
Gotha
Hiawatha
Inkatha
Jagannatha
Jugurtha
maltha
maranatha
Maratha
Martha
mutha
naphtha
paratha
ratha
Sagarmatha
Siddhartha

Synonyms and antonyms of kantha in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «kantha» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF KANTHA

Find out the translation of kantha to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of kantha from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «kantha» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

kantha
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

kantha
570 millions of speakers

English

kantha
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कांथा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

kantha
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Kantha
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

kantha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কাঁথা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

kantha
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kantha
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kantha
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

カンタ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

kantha
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kantha
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Kantha
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காந்தா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कांथा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kantha
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Kantha
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Kantha
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Kantha
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Kantha
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Kantha
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Kantha
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Kantha
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Kantha
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of kantha

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «KANTHA»

The term «kantha» is regularly used and occupies the 81.080 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Regularly used
62
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «kantha» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of kantha
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «kantha».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «KANTHA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «kantha» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «kantha» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about kantha

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «KANTHA»

Discover the use of kantha in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to kantha and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Numerical Models of Oceans and Oceanic Processes
A comprehensive and up-to-date chapter on tides is also included. This is followed by a discussion of different kinds of numerical ocean models and the pre- and post-processing requirements and techniques.
Lakshmi H. Kantha, Carol Anne Clayson, 2000
2
Traditional Embroideries of India
CHAPTER 1 Kantha of Bengal The traditional folk art of Bengal is famous as Kantha which means 'Patched Cloth', and the special significance of kantha is quilting. The Dacca muslin saris of gray, black or white coloured, are one of the most ...
Shailaja D. Naik, 1996
3
Small Scale Processes in Geophysical Fluid Flows
This volume will serve as both a valuable reference tool for mathematically inclined limnologists, oceanographers and fluid modelers. * Simple models of oceanic and atmospheric boundary layers are discussed * Comprehensive and up-to-date ...
Lakshmi H. Kantha, Carol Anne Clayson, 2000
4
Kantha: the embroidered quilts of Bengal from the Jill and ...
This first book-length study on kanthas published outside of South Asia focuses on two premier collections, one assembled by the legendary historian of Indian art, Dr. Stella Kramrisch, the other by Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz, leading ...
Darielle Mason, Pika Ghosh, Katherine Hacker, 2010
5
Nakshi Kantha
Traditional art of Bengal on needlework for quilting; includes some reproductions of designs.
Gopen Roy, 1989
6
Migration on Wings: Aerodynamics and Energetics
This book is an effort to explore the technical aspects associated with bird flight and migration on wings.
Lakshmi Kantha, 2012
7
Asian Embroidery:
At times kantha embroidery may appear whimsical but the end result is always one of spontaneity and harmony, not common in other needlework. The simple running stitch is not only the main stitch used in kantha embroidery, it is also the one ...
Ms. Jaslean Dhamija, 2013
8
Animal Fair
A Boy And His Father Go Shopping For Animals. Their Expedition Not Only Builds Up A Big Farm For Them, It Also Proves To Be A Learning Experience! A Delightful Book, With Delightful Pictures. The Little Ones Will Love It!
Sharmila Kantha, 2001
9
South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia : Afghanistan, ...
Kantha made as gifts often contain these symbolic motifs suggestive of prosperity , security, marriage, and fertility. Despite their variety, most kantha tend to follow a similar basic pattern that has its focal point in a central lotus motif. The lotus ...
Peter J. Claus, Sarah Diamond, Margaret Ann Mills, 2003
10
Sovereignty, Power, Control: Politics in the States of ...
1 The principal Banas Kantha states were Palanpur, Radhanpur, Tharad and Wao, while Mahi Kantha included Idar, Vijaynagar, Malpur, Mohanpur and Mansa. Other than Kutch, all of the remaining states listed in Table One lay in Saurashtra.
John McLeod, 1999

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «KANTHA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term kantha is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Indian held in China for terror links deported - The Tribune
Indian Ambassador to China Ashok K Kantha said while the focus during the last few days was on getting Kulshrestha released, the embassy ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
2
Brand Bengal Chic | Kolkata NYOOOZ
... South Dinajpur, `kantha` at Birbhum, clay dolls at Nadia, wooden dolls at Burdwan, `dokra` at Burdwan, terracotta at Bankura, `chhau` masks ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
3
Art from looms - The Hindu
... Baluchari, Dhakai Jamdani, Shantiniketan Kantha from West Bengal, ... There are Kantha saris that are very unlike those usually seen in ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
4
Brand Bengal Chic - The Times of India
... South Dinajpur, 'kantha' at Birbhum, clay dolls at Nadia, wooden dolls at Burdwan, 'dokra' at Burdwan, terracotta at Bankura, 'chhau' masks ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
5
Wear art on your sleeve - The Tribune
... georgettes to kasavu and the art work spanning Warli, Madhubani, kasuti, tepchi, Kalamkari, baluchari, kantha, tie-and-dye and block printing ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
6
HRMx website gives consultations in a heartbeat
Michael's parents, Derek and Kantha, who reside in Elysium Place in Arena Park, said they were extremely proud of their son for his dedication ... «Citizen, Jul 15»
7
Compassionate Bedrooms and Vegan Living | Dylan Kendall
Kantha blankets, found now in most home décor stores, are up-cycled saris turned into incredible, extravagant and very durable options both to ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
8
Pay Salaries to AP Staff in Telangana Power Utilities: HC to …
Justice R Kantha Rao was dealing with a petition by the TSSPDCL to vacate the interim stay granted suspending the guidelines framed by the ... «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
9
Lankan Bigwigs To Fight It Out In Colombo District
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is fielding its leader, Anura Kumara Dissanayake and trade union chief Lal Kantha in Colombo District. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
10
Inspired Interiors: Vintage ethnic fabrics add historic charm
Knock on Wood Again Antique and Custom Furniture is one of several specialty firms offering kantha textiles from South Asia, especially ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Kantha [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/kantha>. Dec 2019 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z