hartal


hartal
har·tal

English syllables. 2014.

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  • Hartal — (also hartaal) is a term in many Indian languages for strike action, used often during the Indian Independence Movement. It is mass protest often involving a total shutdown of workplaces, offices, shops, courts of law as a form of civil… …   Wikipedia

  • Hartal — (Gujarati: Har = alles , immer , Tal / Tala = verschließen ) bezeichnet eine Form von Streik. Das Wort bezeichnet einen Tag der Trauer oder des Protests, an dem alle Läden geschlossen bleiben, die Menschen nicht arbeiten und nicht einkaufen.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hartal — /hahr tahl /, n. (in India) a closing of shops and stopping of work, esp. as a form of passive resistance. [1915 20; < Hindi hartal, var. of HATTAL, equiv. to hat shop (Skt hatta) + tal locking (Skt talaka lock, bolt)] * * * ▪ Ceylonese labour… …   Universalium

  • hartal — [ hα:tα:l, hə:tα:l] noun (in the Indian subcontinent) a closure of shops and offices as a protest or a mark of sorrow. Origin from Hindi haṛtāl, haṭtāl, lit. locking of shops …   English new terms dictionary

  • hartal — n. the closing of shops and offices in India as a mark of protest or sorrow. Etymology: Hind. hartal, hattal f. Skr. hatta shop + talaka lock …   Useful english dictionary

  • hartal — noun The closure of shops and offices, typically as a strike …   Wiktionary

  • hartal — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary a general strike or bandh declared suddenly …   English dialects glossary

  • Hartal — Har|tal das; s Kunstw. aus dt. hart u. dem Zeichen Al für Aluminium> feste, leicht bearbeitbare Aluminiumlegierung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hartal — n. work that is shutdown by means of protest, closing of stores in protest; general strike …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hartal — UK [hɑː(r)ˈtɑːl] / US [hɑrˈtɑl] noun [uncountable] Indian English an occasion when shops are closed and people stop work, as a political protest …   English dictionary


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