Indic

[ in-dik ]
/ ˈɪn dɪk /

noun

a subgroup of the Indo-Iranian branch of Indo-European languages that includes Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and many other languages of India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka; Indo-Aryan.

adjective

of or relating to India; Indian.
of or relating to Indic; Indo-Aryan.

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Origin of Indic

First recorded in 1875–80; from Latin Indicus “of India,” from Greek Indikós; see India, -ic

Definition for Indic (2 of 2)

indic.

indicating.
indicative.
indicator.
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British Dictionary definitions for Indic (1 of 2)

Indic
/ (ˈɪndɪk) /

adjective

denoting, belonging to, or relating to a branch of Indo-European consisting of the Indo-European languages of India, including Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu, Punjabi, Gujerati, Bengali, and Sinhalese

noun

this group of languages
Also called: Indo-Aryan

British Dictionary definitions for Indic (2 of 2)

indic.

abbreviation for

indicating
indicative
indicator
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