- 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
Examples from the Web for baluchi
Contemporary Examples of baluchi
The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi.
The Baluch in Iran do not speak Farsi but Baluchi, just like the Baluch in Pakistan, and in Iran they are a Sunni minority.
In the early 1980s, he was involved in operations against Baluchi insurgents in southeast Iran.Is Iran’s Missing General, Ali Reza Asgari, Living in the United States?
May 30, 2014
According to Hersh, these covert activities included support for Baluchi groups such as Jundullah.Is the U.S. Still Funding Iranian Suicide Bombers?
December 16, 2010
Historical Examples of baluchi
Talar 301 in Baluchi bears the signification of a rocky band of cliffs or hills.The Gates of India
Slavery, polygamy, and concubinage exist throughout the Kelat state and Baluchi area.Our Moslem Sisters
Annie Van Sommer
The Baluchi garrison refused all terms, and fired on the boats of the squadron, which were engaged in landing troops.The Surrender of Napoleon
Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland.
Tomundar, to-mun′-dar, n. the head chief of a Baluchi tribe.
- 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