Hindustani

Definitions of Hindustani
  1. adjective
    of or relating to or characteristic of Hindustan or its people or language
  2. noun
    a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
    synonyms: Hindoo, Hindu
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    brahman, brahmin
    a member of the highest of the four Hindu varnas
    Kshatriya
    a member of the royal or warrior Hindu caste
    Rajpoot, Rajput
    a member of the dominant Hindu military caste in northern India
    Shudra, Sudra
    a member of the lowest or worker Hindu caste
    Vaisya
    a member of the mercantile and professional Hindu caste; the third of the four main castes
    smarta
    one of a group of brahmans who uphold nonsectarian orthodoxy according to the Vedanta school of Hinduism
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    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
  3. noun
    a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi
    synonyms: Hindoostani, Hindostani
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    Hindi
    the most widely spoken of modern Indic vernaculars; spoken mostly in the north of India; along with English it is the official language of India; usually written in Devanagari script
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