Badaga

noun Ba·da·ga \bəˈdägə\

Definition of Badaga

plural

Badaga

or

Badagas

  1. 1a :  a Dravidian agricultural people of southern India b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  the dialect of Kanarese that is the language of the Badaga people

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Origin and Etymology of badaga

Kanarese baḍaga, literally, northman


First Known Use: 1869


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