Definition of Marwari in English:

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Marwari

Pronunciation: /mərˈwärē/

noun

1A native or inhabitant of Rajasthan in India.
Example sentences
  • "To tell you the truth," he continued, "the unbeatable expert on business management is a Marwari."
  • The proprietor was a small, tubby Marwari, and a determined alcoholic.
  • He killed a Marwari in Calcutta.
1.1The Indic language of Rajasthan.
Example sentences
  • Some Rajasthani dialects include Jaipuri, spoken in Jaipur, and Marwari, spoken in Marwar.
  • To tell you the truth, ‘he continued, ‘the unbeatable expert on business management is a Marwari.’
  • Jaipur speaks Marwari in addition to English and Hindi.

adjective

Relating to the Marwari language or people.
Example sentences
  • An unnamed Marwari businessman, he said, ‘wants to create a society, a trust, to administer this temple and its funds.’
  • The issue has led to a split in the Marwari business community.
  • The traditional Marwari cuisine is dominated by strong spicy flavours.

Origin

From Hindi Mārvār, from Sanskrit maru 'desert'.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Mar·wa·ri

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