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Gujarati

Line breaks: Gu¦ja|rati
Pronunciation: /ˌɡuːdʒəˈrɑːti
 
, ˌɡʊ-/
(also Gujerati)

Definition of Gujarati in English:

noun (plural Gujaratis)

1A native or inhabitant of Gujarat.
Example sentences
  • Indian Sikhs, he said, made up the largest part of Southall's ethnic community, and East African Indian Gujaratis dominated Leicester.
  • Despite the economic advances made by many Indians, including many Gujeratis, those of rural Gujerati origin have been, relatively speaking, left behind.
  • The south Asian diaspora in the United Kingdom comprises Indians (predominantly Gujaratis and Punjabis), Sri Lankans, Pakistanis, and Bangladeshis.
2 [mass noun] The Indic language of Gujarat, spoken by about 40 million people.
Example sentences
  • Entries can be sent in any language - Marathi, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu and, of course, Hinglish.
  • Bhili, a language similar to Gujarati, is spoken by tribal groups in northern and eastern Gujarat.
  • A versatile linguist, he has acted in every major regional language including Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi and Telegu.

adjective

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Relating to Gujarat, its people, or its language.
Example sentences
  • Given his Bharuch ancestry, he, one is sure, is reasonably well-versed in Gujarati language and is therefore in a position to read the leaflet in original.
  • You are either a Gujarati or you know the Gujarati language or you had settled in some part of Gujarat not long ago.
  • Whenever you go out, ask the travel desk officer in the hotel to write the destination in Gujarati language since it is easier for you to communicate with rickshaw drivers.

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