Definition of Indic in English:


Line breaks: Indic
Pronunciation: /ˈɪndɪk


  • Relating to or denoting the group of Indo-European languages comprising Sanskrit and the modern Indian languages which are its descendants.
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    • Gypsies speak Romany, an Indic language of the Indo-European language family.
    • The mangling of his name is partly due to an inability of certain English speakers to pronounce the ‘dd’ sound common in the Semitic and Indic languages.
    • An additional 439,239 people reported speaking other Indic languages, such as Punjabi, Bengali and Malayalam.


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  • The Indic language group.
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    • If there are applications in Indic, operating system vendors will build the fundamental capabilities in, and if they are built in, there will be more applications.
    • Here there are two basic religious ideologies, traditions or whatever one might like to call them - Indic and Semitic.


via Latin from Greek Indikos, from India (see India).

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