Pradhan: 3 definitions

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Pradhan means something in the history of ancient India, Hindi. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Pradhan has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Pradhana.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

1) Pradhan refers to “An executive head/ Chief”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

2) Pradhan refers to “A minister in the palace of a king”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pradhan in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) the president, chairman; pradhan; (a) chief, head, principal, main; ~[ta/tva] presidentship; chairmanship dominance, supremacy; pre-eminence; —[karyalaya] headquarter; —[mamtri] Prime Minister, Premier..—pradhan (प्रधान) is alternatively transliterated as Pradhāna.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Pradhan is another spelling for प्रधान [pradhāna].—adj. chief; main; principal; preeminent; n. 1. leader; chief; 2. minister; secretary; 3. a class of Newars;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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