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Definition of the noun GAUNA

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Gauna is a genus of Pyralidae, described by Walker in 1866.


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:

  1. Gauna Cacaalis
  2. Gauna Caustopa
  3. Gauna Phaealis
  4. Gauna Aegusalis
  5. Gauna Pyralodes
  6. Gauna Serratilis
  7. Gauna Callimochla
  8. Gauna Microphylla
  9. Gauna Subferralis
  10. Gauna Mediolineata

Phrases ending with the word Gauna:

  1. Genus Gauna
  2. Thecla Gauna
  3. Species Thecla Gauna

Other phrases containing the word Gauna:

  1. Species Gauna Cacaalis
  2. Species Gauna Caustopa
  3. Species Gauna Phaealis
  4. Species Gauna Aegusalis
  5. Species Gauna Pyralodes
  6. Species Gauna Serratilis
  7. Species Gauna Callimochla

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gauna

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Google previewJoothan (2003)

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.

Google previewThe Central India State Gazetteer Series (1907)

by Central India, Charles Eckford Luard

gauna is the bag used in ...

Google previewChild Marriages and the Law in India (2005)

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 ...

Google previewCollier's Self-indexing Annual (1905)

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 ...

Google previewCollier's Self-indexing Annual, 1905 (1905)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewA New English-Hindustani Dictionary (1883)

With Illustrations from English Literature and Colloquial English, Tr. Into Hindustani by S. W. Fallon

palle pure jana; gauna k.

Google previewA Dictionary of Some Theosophical Terms (1910)

Gauna ...

Google previewAfrican Americans and Criminal Justice: An Encyclopedia (2014)

An Encyclopedia by Delores D. Jones-Brown, Beverly D. Frazier, Marvie Brooks


Google previewCrossword 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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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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