Rajasthani

noun

Ra·​jas·​tha·​ni ˌrä-jə-ˈstä-nē How to pronounce Rajasthani (audio)
ˌrä-zhə-
: the Indo-Aryan dialects of Rajasthan

Examples of Rajasthani in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try the Rajasthani and Mughlai menu in their outdoor area, with dishes such as badam shorba and mirchi baingan ke salan. Jahnavi Bhatt, Condé Nast Traveler, 22 Dec. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Urdu Rājasthānī, from Rājasthān Rajasthan

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Rajasthani was in 1901

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Cite this Entry

“Rajasthani.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rajasthani. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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