Shudra

[ shoo-druh ]
/ ˈʃu drə /

noun

a Hindu of the lowest caste, that of the workers.

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Origin of Shudra

From the Sanskrit word śūdra
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Example sentences from the Web for Shudra

  • Where there was no Brahman inhabitant, all the Shudra merchants invited Bhattchrya.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja
  • The name Shudra symbolises a man who has no margin round him beyond his bare utility.

    Creative Unity|Rabindranath Tagore
  • That you have graciously touched this untouchable Shudra is the proof of your mercy and that of Srvabhauma.

    Chaitanya's Life And Teachings|Krishna das Kaviraja