pahari


pahari
\\pəˈhärē\ noun (plural pahari or paharis)
Usage: usually capitalized
Etymology: Hindi pahāṛī mountaineer, from pahāṛ mountain
1.
a. : one of several chiefly hill peoples of the northeastern part of the subcontinent of India south and west of the Ganges river
b. : a member of one of these peoples
2.
a. : a group of Indic languages or dialects used by the Pahari peoples
b. : one of the languages or dialects of this group

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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