Definition of Adivasi in English:

Adivasi

Line breaks: Adi|vasi
Pronunciation: /ˌɑːdɪˈvɑːsi/

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noun (plural Adivasis)

1A member of any of the aboriginal tribal peoples living in India before the arrival of the Aryans in the second millennium bc.
1.1A descendant of any of the Adivasi peoples.

Origin

from modern Sanskrit ādivāsī, from Sanskrit ādi 'earliest' + vāsi 'inhabitant'.

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