English translation of 'कामना'
nf/kamana, kAmanA, kaamanaa, kāmanā, kamna, kAmnA, kaamnaa, kāmnā/
1. desire transitive verb, countable noun
If you desire something, or if you have a desire for it, you want it.[formal]
I had a strong desire to help and care for people.
They seem to have lost their desire for life.
2. hunger intransitive verb, singular noun
If you hunger for something, or if you have a hunger for it, you want it very much.[formal]
Jules hungered for adventure.
3. wish intransitive verb, countable noun
If you wish for something, or if you make a wish, you express the desire for something silently to yourself. In fairy stories, when someone wishes for something, it often happens by magic.
What did you wish for?
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Translation of कामना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary