- one of several hill peoples inhabiting the area in India SW of the Ganges River.
- a member of these peoples.
- a group of Indic languages or dialects spoken by the Pahari.
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Examples from the Web for pahari
It is only a pahari' (a hillman), said Kim over his shoulder.Kim
There is only left old Jadeh's daughter—the daughter of a pahari and the servant of Tarka Devi.The Works of Rudyard Kipling: One Volume Edition
I got a little old picture of the Maharao—said to be painted by a Pahari artist.The Ninth Vibration And Other Stories
L. Adams Beck
- a group of Indo-European languages spoken in the Himalayas, divided into Eastern Pahari (Nepali) and Western Pahari (consisting of many dialects)