[ gooj-uh-rah-tee, goo-juh- ]

  1. an Indic language of western India.

Origin of Gujarati

1600–10; <Hindi <Sanskrit GurjaraGujarat

Words Nearby Gujarati Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Gujarati in a sentence

  • However he applied himself vigorously to Gujarati 60, the language of the country, and also took lessons in Sanskrit.

  • Kaithi is widely spread, under various names, all over northern India, and is the official character of Gujarati.

  • I remind the reader that the booklet purports to be a free translation of the original which is in Gujarati.

    Indian Home Rule | M. K. Gandhi
  • In the open the Gujarati could exert his strength more freely than through the narrow windows of the shed.

    In Clive's Command | Herbert Strang
  • Desmond felt that if the Gujarati had indeed purchased his life by betraying his comrades, he had made a dear bargain.

    In Clive's Command | Herbert Strang

British Dictionary definitions for Gujarati



/ (ˌɡʊdʒjəˈrɑːtɪ) /

  1. plural -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

  1. of or relating to Gujarat, its people, or their language

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