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Definition of the noun GAUNA
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Gauna is a genus of Pyralidae, described by Walker in 1866.
- synonym: genus Gauna
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Lepidoptera
- family: Pyralidae
Gauna is a northern Indian custom and the ceremony associated with the consummation of marriage. It is associated with the custom of child marriage The ceremony takes place several years after marriage. Before the ceremony the bride stays at her natal home.Marriage is considered only as a ritual union and conjugal life begins only after gauna; that is marriage is consummated only after the gauna ceremony.
Phrases with Gauna
Phrases starting with the word Gauna:
- Gauna Cacaalis
- Gauna Caustopa
- Gauna Phaealis
- Gauna Aegusalis
- Gauna Pyralodes
- Gauna Serratilis
- Gauna Callimochla
- Gauna Microphylla
- Gauna Subferralis
- Gauna Mediolineata
Phrases ending with the word Gauna:
Other phrases containing the word Gauna:
- Species Gauna Cacaalis
- Species Gauna Caustopa
- Species Gauna Phaealis
- Species Gauna Pyralodes
- Species Gauna Serratilis
- Species Gauna Callimochla
- Species Gauna Microphylla
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gauna
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A Dalit's Life by Omaprakāśa Vālmīki, Arun Prabha Mukherjee
Gauna is the ceremony marking consummation of the marriage, when the young bride is sent to the bridegroom's home; at the time of the wedding the bride may be too young for sexual relations. 6. The author would have just turned twelve.
by Central India, Charles Eckford Luard
gauna is the bag used in ...
by Aparna Bhat, Aatreyee Sen, Uma Pradhan
Although gauna is a practice that consummation of marriage, it is not prevalent under all the customary delays practices. For example, gauna is prevalent in Bihar, but not in Bengal. Punishment to parents: The suggestion was that there should ...
Sefior Gauna is a close friend of Ferreira, the rebel leader. Area and Population —The area of Paraguay is a matter about which there is considerable uncertainty . Oflicial statistics from \Vashington give it as 97,722 square miles, but the British ...
A Contemporaneous Encyclopedia and Pictorial History of Men and Events of the Past Year, as Recorded and Described by the World's Foremost Specialists in Every Department of Human Progress
Sefior Gauna is a close friend of Ferreira, the rebel leader. ' Area and Population —The area of Paraguay is a matter about which there is considerable uncertainty . Ofiicial statistics from Washington give it as 97,722 square miles, but the British ...
The Rabelais Encyclopedia (2004)
by Elizabeth A. Chesney
Max Gauna, "Pour une nouvelle interpretation du Cymbalum Mundi" Lettre Clandestine 6 (1997): 157-72; Max Gauna, Upwell- ings: First Expressions of Unbelief in the Printed Literature of the French ...
With Illustrations from English Literature and Colloquial English, Tr. Into Hindustani by S. W. Fallon
palle pure jana; gauna k.
An Encyclopedia by Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, Marvie Brooks
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
TIRIBO dance _ SAMBA drink _ ASSAI flycatcher _ YETAPA Indian _ ACRO, ANTA, MAKU, MARA, PURI, TUPI, ARAUA, GAUNA macaw _ ARA, ARARA, MARACAN measure _ MOIO money _ REI palm _ ASSAI, JUPATI, BABASSU people, ...
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Juan Ruiz de Gauna
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Video language resources about Gauna
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- Adriana Varela - Milonga de Gauna
Letra y Musica: Jaime Roos.
- JamSession2015 Prg01 GAUNA
R.J. Gauna nos visita con su set de Hombre Orquesta.
- Makare - Na Gauna
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- Kea dau voli na Gauna
Ke a dau voli na gauna.
- Misael Gauna - Universe
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- So na gauna
Bridegroom Singers (...
Scrabble value of G2A1U1N1A1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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