Bhumij

noun Bhu·mij \ˈbü-mij\

Definition of Bhumij

plural

Bhumij

  1. 1a :  a Munda people of Chota Nagpur, India b :  a member of this people

  2. 2 :  the Munda language of the Bhumij people

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Origin and Etymology of bhumij

Hindi bhūmij, literally, earth-born, from Sanskrit bhūmija, from bhūmi earth + -ja born; akin to Sanskrit janati he begets — more at kin


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