[ buh-loo-chee ]
/ bəˈlu tʃi /

noun, plural Ba·lu·chis, (especially collectively) Ba·lu·chi for 1.

a member of a nomadic, primarily Sunni Muslim people of Baluchistan.
the language of the Baluchi, an Iranian language of the Indo-European family.

Origin of Baluchi

Borrowed into English from Persian around 1610–20 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Balochi (bəˈləʊtʃɪ)

/ (bəˈluːtʃɪ) /


plural -chis or -chi a member of a Muslim people living chiefly in coastal Pakistan and Iran
the language of this people, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family


of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language
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