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Nandi

1

[ nahn-dee ]

noun

, plural Nan·dis, (especially collectively) Nan·di
  1. a member of an agricultural people of southwestern Kenya.
  2. the Nilotic language spoken by the Nandi.


Nandi

2

[ nahn-dee ]

noun

, Hinduism.
  1. the bull companion of Shiva.

Nandi

3

[ nahn-dee ]

noun

  1. former spelling of Nadi.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Nandi1

First recorded in 1885–90; a self-designation of the Nandi people

Origin of Nandi2

First recorded in 1805–10; from Sanskrit nandi “happiness; personification of happiness”

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Example Sentences

Thursday was the 20th consecutive sold-out session of the Citi Open, dating from 2019, according to Ein, and the high level of fan-player interaction has brought fans such as Nandi back out to Rock Creek.

“If you are doing yoga and you’re doing downward dog and your face is in a not vertical or upright position, then you risk the migration of product after administration,” Nandi said.

But, Nandi said, those issues are often the result of “poor administration” and can be avoided if you go to an experienced and qualified medical professional.

People who are pregnant or nursing or are planning to conceive should not receive injections, Nandi said.

As with traditional injections, preventive use will require continued maintenance, Nandi said.

Cherty quartzites interbedded with mylonites occur on the flanks of the Nandi hills, but their age is not known.

Nandi is the divine Bull, on which, or whom, the Great God rides.

And he exclaimed: Say nothing rash, O angry one, for Nandi did not do it on purpose, after all.

The Bull Nandi is kneeling in adoration before the spout of the Yoni.

In the first place Nandi was large, as you have already guessed.

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