Origin of bania
How to use bania in a sentence
"Let the slave of the Lady Ramûa guide me quickly to her," observed Baniya, with a grin at the distant moon.
Seeing her, Baniya stepped swiftly forth, causing an exclamation to rise to her lips.
Startled by this large sum, the beggar held back, protesting the Baniya would be a loser, whereupon more were offered.Beast and Man in India|John Lockwood Kipling
As a druggist the Baniya is in league with the doctor; he buys weeds at a nominal price and sells them very dear.
If a Baniya is on the other side of a river you should leave your bundle on this side, for fear he should steal it.