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Nandi

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[ nahn-dee ]
/ ˈnɑn di /
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noun, plural Nan·dis, (especially collectively) Nan·di for 1.
a member of an agricultural people of southwestern Kenya.
the Nilotic language spoken by the Nandi.
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Origin of Nandi

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

Other definitions for Nandi (2 of 3)

Nandi2
[ nahn-dee ]
/ ˈnɑn di /

noun Hinduism.
the bull companion of Shiva.

Origin of Nandi

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

Other definitions for Nandi (3 of 3)

Nandi3
[ nahn-dee ]
/ ˈnɑn di /

noun
former spelling of Nadi.
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