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Indo–Aryan

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noun In·do–Ar·y·an \ˌin-dō-ˈer-ē-ən, -ˈär-yən\

Definition of Indo–Aryan

  1. 1 :  a member of one of the peoples of the Indian subcontinent speaking an Indo-European language

  2. 2 :  one of the early Indo-European invaders of southern Asia

  3. 3 :  a branch of the Indo-European language family that includes Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, and other languages spoken primarily in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka — see indo-european languages table

Indo–Aryan

adjective


1881

First Known Use of indo–aryan

1881


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