Definition of Dalit in English:

Dalit

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Pronunciation: /ˈdʌlɪt
 
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noun

  • (In the traditional Indian caste system) a member of the lowest caste. See also untouchable, scheduled caste.
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    • He is a Dalit, a member of a lowly caste that traditionally performed the most menial tasks in Indian society.
    • As I am a Dalit, a member of a lower caste, the discrimination I faced angered me, and I wanted to do something about it.
    • Even in some modern traditional festivals, the Dalits find a place.

Origin

via Hindi from Sanskrit dalita 'oppressed'.

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