Definition of Indo-Aryan in English:

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Indo-Aryan

Pronunciation: /ˌindōˈerēən/

adjective

1Relating to or denoting an Indo-European people who invaded northwestern India in the 2nd millennium bc. See Aryan.
Example sentences
  • This also explains the similarities between Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages or Persian, Turkish and Hindustani.
  • In South Asia, Dravidian and Indo-Aryan languages are spoken.
  • A group called Dom belonged to the aboriginal peoples of India but had adopted the Hindu religion and an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit.
2 another term for Indic.

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Syllabification: In·do-Ar·y·an

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