Gujarati

noun
Gu·​ja·​ra·​ti | \ ˌgü-jə-ˈrä-tē How to pronounce Gujarati (audio) , ˌgu̇- \

Definition of Gujarati

1 or Gujerati \ ˌgü-​jə-​ˈrä-​tē How to pronounce Gujarati (audio) , ˌgu̇-​ \ : the Indo-Aryan language of Gujarat and neighboring regions in northwestern India
2 or Gujrati \ güj-​ˈrä-​tē How to pronounce Gujarati (audio) , gu̇j-​ˈrä-​ \ : a member of a people chiefly of Gujarat speaking the Gujarati language

First Known Use of Gujarati

1808, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Gujarati

Hindi gujarātī, from Gujarāt Gujarat

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“Gujarati.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Gujarati. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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