a group of Hindu castes in the Kerala region of India.
a member of any one of these castes.
of or relating to this group of castes or their members.
- Also Nayer .
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How to use Nair in a sentence
In her last stint, Nair was head of human resources at consumer goods giant Unilever in London.Chanel’s Leena Nair joins an expanding tribe of global CEOs with Indian roots | Manavi Kapur | December 15, 2021 | Quartz
Nair started her career with Unilever 25 years ago as a management trainee at Hindustan Unilever, where she held a range of roles, including becoming the first woman to work on the factory floor.How Leena Nair, Unilever’s Head of HR, Sees the Future of Work in a Post-Pandemic World | Suyin Haynes | May 23, 2021 | Time
Winning filmmaker Julia Bacha—along with Danny Glover and Mira Nair—on why film is a powerful instrument for change.The Power of Documentary: Danny Glover, Djimon Hounsou, and ‘Budrus’ Director Julia Bacha | Kevin Fallon | November 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
“The pain of that is just deep,” says Mira Nair, director of films including Salaam Bombay!The Power of Documentary: Danny Glover, Djimon Hounsou, and ‘Budrus’ Director Julia Bacha | Kevin Fallon | November 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A smattering of big-name folks turned up, including Martin Scorsese, Robert DeNiro and Mira Nair.
Just as he was about to set off a large boat came to the ship, bringing an officer of the King, called a Nair.Notable Voyagers | W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
He argues however on a later page153 that Nair polyandry, which is more properly termed promiscuity, is group marriage.Kinship Organisations and Group Marriage in Australia | Northcote W. Thomas
Cornely, there won't never be no mo'—there'll be Nair another baby to you, honey.Southern Lights and Shadows | Various
A Nair woman is no more likely to overstep the mores of her society than an English woman is to overstep the mores of hers.Folkways | William Graham Sumner
And likewise as regards the Nair women and the peasant women: these practices are more observed in the country.A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar | Duarte Barbosa