Definition of Marwari in English:

Marwari

Line breaks: Mar|wari
Pronunciation: /məːˈwɑːri
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1A native or inhabitant of Rajasthan in India.
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    • "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, spoken by about 10 million people.
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    • 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

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  • Relating to the Marwari language or people.
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    • 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'.

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