Bhumij

noun

Bhu·​mij
ˈbü-mij
plural Bhumij
1
a
: a Munda people of Chota Nagpur, India
b
: a member of this people
2
: the Munda language of the Bhumij people

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Bhumij.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bhumij. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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