Pahari

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Pahari (plural Paharis or Pahari)

  1. In South Asia, someone from the hills, a hill-man; specifically a member of any of various peoples living in the Himalayan regions of India and Nepal.

Proper noun[edit]

Pahari

  1. Any of various Indo-European languages spoken by the Paharis, including Nepali; this group of languages or dialects considered as a whole.

Adjective[edit]

Pahari (comparative more Pahari, superlative most Pahari)

  1. Pertaining to the Paharis or a Pahari language.
    • 1899: The Kotgarh Chaplain christened her Elizabeth, and ‘Lispeth’ is the Hill or pahari pronunciation. — Rudyard Kipling, ‘Lispeth’, Plain Tales from the Hills (Folio Society 2005, p. 7)

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