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Urdu Eng meanings of TALISMAN with examples

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TALISMAN: (Taveez Ganda)

Sr.English WordsUrdu Words
1 APOTROPAON
Noun

تعویذ
2 AMULET

تعویذ ۔
3 TALISMAN

تعویذ گنڈا ۔
4 TALISMAN
Noun

تعویذ ۔ گنڈا ۔ نقش ۔ سحر ۔ جادوئی چیز ۔
5 TALISMAN
Noun

تعویذ ۔ گنڈا ۔ (علم النجوم) نقش ۔ طلسم ۔

talisman
[tal-is-muh n, -iz-]
noun, plural talismans.
1.
a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm.
2.
any amulet or charm.
3.
anything whose presence exercises a remarkable or powerful influence on human feelings or actions.
Examples from the web for talisman
  • The words have become a weird talisman and are applied way, way out of context.
  • He likes to illustrate the point with an ancient talisman of the hypnotic trade: the pocket watch hanging on a chain.
  • It was accessorized by the ultimate talisman of middle-school innocence, a headband.
  • And dissidents everywhere now have a stirring precedent and talisman to invoke.
British Dictionary definitions for talisman
talisman
/ˈtælɪzmən/
noun (pl) -mans
1.
a stone or other small object, usually inscribed or carved, believed to protect the wearer from evil influences
2.
anything thought to have magical or protective powers

Word Origin
C17: via French or Spanish from Arabic tilsam, from Medieval Greek telesma ritual, from Greek: consecration, from telein to perform a rite, complete, from telos end, result

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