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noun, plural Nan·dis, (especially collectively) Nan·di for 1.
  1. a member of an agricultural people of southwestern Kenya.
  2. the Nilotic language spoken by the Nandi.
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noun Hinduism.
  1. the bull companion of Shiva.
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  1. a town on W Viti Levu, in the Fiji Islands: airport.
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Examples from the Web for nandi

Historical Examples

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

    The Substance of a Dream

    F. W. Bain

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

  • The bull Nandi (emblem of generative force), as also the lingham, are among his emblems.



  • Of the other row the middle temple is again the largest, with Siva, his nandi or bull, and other symbolic sculptures.

  • Had the awful words passed her lips, Nandi was a doomed bull, as a curse once uttered is irrevocable.