Thursday, January 4, 2018

Stump - स्तम्

Stump means:

Stump (cricket), one of three small wooden posts which the fielding team attempt to hit with the ball,

A rare tumour of the uterine smooth muscle or prostatic stroma,

Stump (drawing), an artists' drawing tool made of rolled paper
Tree stump, the rooted remains of a felled tree, and

The remains of a limb after amputation.

Basically it means to "disturb" something from its normal position.

स्तम, to disturb.