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Pronunciation of Hedge  

English Meaning

A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a fence between any two portions of land; and also any sort of shrubbery, as evergreens, planted in a line or as a fence; particularly, such a thicket planted round a field to fence it, or in rows to separate the parts of a garden.

  1. A row of closely planted shrubs or low-growing trees forming a fence or boundary.
  2. A line of people or objects forming a barrier: a hedge of spectators along the sidewalk.
  3. A means of protection or defense, especially against financial loss: a hedge against inflation.
  4. A securities transaction that reduces the risk on an existing investment position.
  5. An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous statement.
  6. A word or phrase, such as possibly or I think, that mitigates or weakens the certainty of a statement.
  7. To enclose or bound with or as if with hedges.
  8. To hem in, hinder, or restrict with or as if with a hedge.
  9. To minimize or protect against the loss of by counterbalancing one transaction, such as a bet, against another.
  10. To plant or cultivate hedges.
  11. To take compensatory measures so as to counterbalance possible loss.
  12. To avoid making a clear, direct response or statement.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Job 1:10

Have You not made a hedge around him, around his household, and around all that he has on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land.

നീ അവന്നും അവന്റെ വീട്ടിന്നും അവന്നുള്ള സകലത്തിന്നും ചുറ്റും വേലികെട്ടീട്ടില്ലയോ? നീ അവന്റെ പ്രവൃത്തിയെ അനുഗ്രഹിച്ചിരിക്കുന്നു; അവന്റെ മൃഗസമ്പത്തു ദേശത്തു പെരുകിയിരിക്കുന്നു.

Proverbs 15:19

The way of the lazy man is like a hedge of thorns, But the way of the upright is a highway.

മടിയന്റെ വഴി മുള്ളുവേലിപോലെയാകുന്നു; നീതിമാന്മാരുടെ പാതയോ പെരുവഴി തന്നേ.

Matthew 21:33

"Hear another parable: There was a certain landowner who planted a vineyard and set a hedge around it, dug a winepress in it and built a tower. And he leased it to vinedressers and went into a far country.

മറ്റൊരു ഉപമ കേൾപ്പിൻ . ഗൃഹസ്ഥനായോരു മനുഷ്യൻ ഒരു മുന്തിരിത്തോട്ടം നട്ടുണ്ടാക്കി, അതിന്നു വേലികെട്ടി, അതിൽ ചകൂ കുഴിച്ചിട്ടു ഗോപുരവും പണിതു; പിന്നെ കുടിയാന്മാരെ പാട്ടത്തിന്നു ഏല്പിച്ചിട്ടു പരദേശത്തുപോയി.


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