English translation of 'ऐंठना'
1. churn transitive or intransitive verb
If you say that your stomach is churning, you mean that you feel sick. You can also say that something churns your stomach.
My stomach churned as I stood up.
2. pluck transitive verb
If you pluck the strings of a musical instrument such as a guitar, you pull them with your fingers and let them go, so that they make a sound.
3. twist transitive verb
If you twist something, you turn it to make a spiral shape, for example by turning the two ends of it in opposite directions.
Her hands began to twist the handles of the bag.
She twisted her hair into a bun.
4. wrench transitive verb
If you wrench a limb or one of your joints, you twist it and injure it.
5. wring phrasal verb
When you wring out a wet cloth or a wet piece of clothing, you squeeze the water out of it by twisting it strongly.
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Translation of ऐंठना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary