Bandari, aka: Bandarī, Bandāri; 3 Definition(s)


Bandari means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

India history and geogprahy

Bandari (“treasurer”) is one of the many exogamous septs (division) among the Telugu section of the Devangas (a caste of weavers). The Devangas, speaking Telugu or Canarese, are found all over the Madras Presidency. Devanga is composed of Deva and angam, “limb of god”.

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Bandari in Marathi glossary... « previous · [B] · next »

bandarī (बंदरी).—a (bandara) Imported. 2 Relating to a bandara or port. 3 W (For bandara) Sharp, cunning, knowing.

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bāndarī (बांदरी).—f (bāndhaṇēṃ & rēṣā) The line which bounds the view, the horizon. 2 Allusively. The country along the base of the Sayhadri-range. bāndarī, as one of three divisions made by some (viz. bāndarī, munhēṃ, māvaḷa), is further understood as signifying The whole western side from base to summit. muṛhēṃ & māvaḷa see in order.

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bāndarī (बांदरी).—f ( through bāhīdārī) Guaranty or warranty. v .

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bāndārī (बांदारी).—f Commonly bāndarī.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bandarī (बंदरी).—a Imported.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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