[ kah-see ]
/ ˈkɑ si /
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noun, plural Kha·sis (especially collectively) Kha·si for 1.
a traditionally matrilineal Indigenous people of Meghalaya in northeastern India, now also residing in Assam and in parts of Bangladesh.
the Austroasiatic language of the Khasi.
of or relating to the Khasi or their language.
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Origin of Khasi
First recorded in 1780–90; from Khasi, a self-designation
Words nearby Khasi
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How to use Khasi in a sentence
But in Himri was destined to terminate the brief career of glory run by Khasi-Mollah.Life of Schamyl|John Milton Mackie
The dinner consisted of fermented Khasi beans, known as ktung rymbai, from which the strong smell emanated.Folk-Tales of the Khasis|K. U. Rafy
On the Khasi hills, at an elevation of about 4500 ft., the average of ten years is more than 550 in.
But these latter are rather prolongations of spurs from the Khasi chain than isolated groups belonging to the plains.
Again, along the southern edge of the Garo and Khasi hills, landslips were unusually prevalent.A Study of Recent Earthquakes|Charles Davison