ghat

listen to the pronunciation of ghat
Englisch - Türkisch
hint dağ geçidi
dağ geçidi
{i} ganj nehrine inen merdiven
merdiven/dağ/geçit
Englisch - Englisch
A burning-ghat
A mountain pass
A descending path or stairway to a river; a ford or landing-place

Chunks of wood were being built into funeral pyres on the steps of the ghat that went down into the water; four bodies were burning on the ghat steps when we got there.

stairway in India leading down to a landing on the water
Stairs descending to a river; a landing place; a wharf
A pass through a mountain
Steps at the bank of a river where believers take a ritual bath Also a spot where people do their laundry and where as in Varanasi (travelogue day 19) there are cremations
A range of mountains
A boat-landing stage or bathing-place on the bank of a river, lake, or a pond
{i} mountain pass (in India); mountain range; river landing
Heart
flat area like a river bank; also place like this where cremations are performed
A set of steps leading down to water Varanasi (1), Varanasi (2), Gadi Sagar (Jaisalmer)
Station
burning-ghat
A flat area near the top of a river ghat where Hindus burn their dead; a funeral pyre

Now, whether I have done thee a wrong in keeping thee from the burning-ghât, do thou and the crows settle together.

Ghats
Two mountain ranges of southern India, separated by the Deccan Plateau. The Eastern Ghats extend about 1,448 km (900 mi) along the coast of the Bay of Bengal. The Western Ghats extend about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) along the coast of the Arabian Sea. two lines of mountains in South India. The Western Ghats run along the coast of the Arabian Sea, and the Eastern Ghats run along the Bay of Bengal
ghat

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    [ 'got, 'gät ] (noun.) 1783. From Hindi (ghāt) from Sanskrit ghaṭṭaḥ, probably of Dravidian origin; akin to Telugu kaṭṭu, gaṭṭu, "dam, embankment".

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