Indic

adjective

In·​dic ˈin-dik How to pronounce Indic (audio)
1
: of or relating to the subcontinent of India : indian
2
: of, relating to, or constituting the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European languages
Indic noun

Examples of Indic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such an early date would explain why the Malagasy seem to have been only lightly touched by Indic cultural influences, let alone Islamic ones. Razib Khan, Discover Magazine, 1 Aug. 2011

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Word History

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Indic was in 1635

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

Kids Definition

Indic

adjective
In·​dic ˈin-dik How to pronounce Indic (audio)
: of, relating to, or being the Indian branch of the Indo-European languages
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