Roly Poly

13:13 Mar 8, 2017
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English to Hindi translations [PRO]
Poetry & Literature / Parts of plants
English term or phrase: Roly Poly
Looking for a simple Hindi word for the word "Roly Poly". It means rolling over again and again.

Example: They played Roly Poly in the grass.
Parvathi Pappu
India
Local time: 10:10


Summary of answers provided
5 +1लुढ़कना-पुढ़कना
Ravinandan
5उल्टा पुल्टा
Harishankar Shahi
3 +1पलटी खाना / गुलाटी मारना
Lalit Sati
4रोली पाली
Atiquzzama Khan
4गोल-मटोल, गोल गुच्छम-गुच्छा
Balasubramaniam L.


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roly poly
गोल-मटोल, गोल गुच्छम-गुच्छा


Explanation:
Roly poly in English means fat and round. It will be translated into Hindi as गोल मटोल, or मोटा-ताज़ा.

The example sentence you give does not fit in with this meaning of the word. Are you sure you are not mixing it up with cartwheeling or some such term, which rolling over and over would suggest?

गोल गुच्छम-गुच्छा is a term I can think of for the meaning of going round and round. We once used this term to describe the defensive action of pangolins, and even porcupines, which when attacked by a tiger or a leopard, roll up into a ball with their sharp plates or quills protruding from all directions.





Balasubramaniam L.
India
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roly poly
रोली पाली


Explanation:
I think that Roly Poly (रोली पाली) should be transliterated. There is no suitable words in dictionary. However, गुच्छम-गुच्छा or पळटम पलटाई are other options and can be used.

Atiquzzama Khan
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roly poly
पलटी खाना / गुलाटी मारना


Explanation:
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Lalit Sati
India
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agree  P.Kumar Chandigarhia: कुलाबाती खाना भी
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roly poly
लुढ़कना-पुढ़कना


Explanation:
अनुवाद स्वयं स्पष्ट है।

Example sentence(s):
  • बच्चे घास पर लुढ़कने-पुढ़कने का खेल खेल रहे थे।
Ravinandan
India
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agree  Alok Tiwari
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roly poly
उल्टा पुल्टा


Explanation:
There is a sentence of a story, which's in poetic format.

दो लाल बड़े कमाल, खेलें ताल और ताल
गोल घूमें खाएं पल्टा, झूमें उल्टा-पुल्टा

It's a type kid's play.

Harishankar Shahi
India
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