Seth: 1 definition

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Introduction:

Seth 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 Seth has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Shetha.

India history and geography

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

1) Seth refers to “A rich and reputed merchant”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

2) Seth refers to “[Sethji, Seth] A master, an employer, a reputed merchant”.—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 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Seth in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a wealthy merchant, moneyed man; hence [sethani] (nf)..—seth (सेठ) is alternatively transliterated as Seṭha.

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