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See also: गंध and गधा


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From Sanskrit गान्धिक (gāndhika, perfumier).

Proper noun[edit]

गांधी (gāndhīm or f (Urdu spelling گاندھی‎)

  1. A surname, equivalent to the English Gandhi​. It was famously held by:
    1. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869–1948), for whom it is used mononymously
      Synonyms: गांधीजी (gāndhījī), बापू (bāpū), देशपितृ (deśpitŕ)
    2. Indira Gandhi (1917–1984)
    3. Rajiv Gandhi (1944–1991)


NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

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