Pa·​ha·​ri | \ pəˈhärē \
plural Pahari or Paharis

Definition of Pahari

1a : one of several chiefly hill peoples of the northeastern part of the subcontinent of India south and west of the Ganges river
b : a member of one of these peoples
2a : a group of Indic languages or dialects used by the Pahari peoples
b : one of the languages or dialects of this group

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History and Etymology for Pahari

Hindi pahāṛī mountaineer, from pahāṛ mountain

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“Pahari.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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