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/ ˈɪn dɪk /
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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.
of or relating to India; Indian.
of or relating to Indic; Indo-Aryan.
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How to use Indic in a sentence
Both the Indic ballads are a fervent plea for the innate nobility of humanity.
It will be noticed that the Persian tendency found a far greater number of followers than the Indic.
May, an irregular active verb, signifying "to have and to exercise might or strength," indic.English Grammar in Familiar Lectures|Samuel Kirkham
The Germans use moegen, in the infinitive; mag, in the indic.Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
The splendor of an Indic landscape haunts the imagination of the poet.
British Dictionary definitions for Indic (1 of 2)
/ (ˈɪndɪk) /
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
this group of languages
Also called: Indo-Aryan
British Dictionary definitions for Indic (2 of 2)
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