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Gujarati

[goo j-uh-rah-tee, goo-juh-] /ˌgʊdʒ əˈrɑ ti, ˌgu dʒə-/
noun
1.
an Indic language of western India.
Origin of Gujarati
1600-1610
1600-10; < Hindi < Sanskrit Gurjara Gujarat
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Examples from the Web for Gujarati
Historical Examples
  • Dayanand Saraswati was a Brahman, born in the Gujarati country about 1825.

  • The Gujarati equivalent for civilization means "good conduct."

    Indian Home Rule M. K. Gandhi
  • I should perhaps explain that I am not a student of Gujarati, the language of the original.

    A Guide to Health Mahatma Gandhi
  • He had noticed that the Gujarati was left much alone by the others.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • But he was at once faced by the question of the Gujarati's trustworthiness.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • The last man, the Gujarati, had held the rope while the Babu descended.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • The man hesitated to reply, but a squeeze from the Gujarati decided him.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • Giving to the Gujarati the order to go ahead, he questioned the serang.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • Meanwhile the Gujarati and some of the others had breakfasted from their bundles.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
  • The Gujarati had evidently won over the whole ship's company.

    In Clive's Command

    Herbert Strang
British Dictionary definitions for Gujarati

Gujarati

/ˌɡʊdʒjəˈrɑːtɪ/
noun
1.
(pl) -ti. a member of a people of India living chiefly in Gujarat
2.
the state language of Gujarat, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
adjective
3.
of or relating to Gujarat, its people, or their language
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