English translation of 'चमकना'
1. beam intransitive verb
If you are beaming, you are smiling because you are happy.[written]
The teacher was beaming at him.
2. beam intransitive verb
If something such as the sun or a lamp beams down, it sends light to a place and shines on it.
A white spotlight beamed down on the stage.
3. glare intransitive verb, singular noun
If the sun or a light glares, it shines with a very bright light which is difficult to look at, called a glare.
The sun glared down on the station platform.
...the glare of the headlights.
4. gleam intransitive verb, singular noun
If an object or the surface of something gleams, it shines because it is reflecting light. The light reflecting off something is called a gleam.
The cutlery gleamed.
I could see the gleam of brass.
5. gleam intransitive verb, singular noun
If your eyes gleam, or if there is a gleam in your eyes, your eyes look bright and show that you are excited or happy.[written]
6. glitter intransitive verb
If something glitters, it shines and sparkles.
The water glittered in the sunlight.
7. glow intransitive verb
If something glows, it looks bright because it is reflecting light.
The ship's sails glowed in the morning sun.
8. glow intransitive verb, singular noun
If someone's skin glows, or if there is a glow to their skin, it looks healthy and pink, for example because they are excited or have been exercising.
Alison's skin glowed with health.
9. light phrasal verb
If you light something up, or if it lights up, it becomes bright.
The keypad lights up when you pick up the handset.
10. shine intransitive verb, singular noun
Something that shines, or that has a shine, is very bright because it is reflecting light.
This gel gives a beautiful shine to the hair.
11. shine intransitive verb
When the sun or a light shines, it gives out bright light.
12. twinkle intransitive verb, singular noun
If you say that someone's eyes twinkle, or that there is a twinkle in their eye, you mean that their face expresses good humour, amusement, or mischief.
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Translation of चमकना from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary