Definition of Bhili in English:

Bhili

noun

  • [mass noun] The Indic language of the Bhils.

    • ‘Languages belonging to the Bhili group and some languages of Himachal Pradesh such as Churahi, Pangwali, Chambeali also share this feature with Sirmauri.’
    • ‘In order to save these languages from extinction and to preserve their vast cultural and literary treasures, Bhasha publishes a magazine called Dhol in 11 tribal languages (Ahirani, Dungri Bhili, Panchamahali Bhili, Kunkna, Dehvali, Rathawi, Bhantu, Choudhri, Gor-Banjara, Pawri, and Marathi).’
    • ‘For example, Bhili and Santali, both tribal languages of India, each have more than 4 million speakers.’
    • ‘Bagria, a variant of Bhili, the tongue of the Bhils, is the oft-spoken dialect of Banswara and Dungarpur.’
    • ‘Devanagari is also used to write Awadhi, Bagheli, Balti, Bateri, Bhili, Bhojpuri, Bihari, Braj bhasha, Chhattisgarhi, Garhwali, Gondi, Harauti, Ho, Kachchi, Kanauji, Kankan, Kashmiri, Konkan, Limbu, Marwari, Newari, Santali, and Sherpa.’

Pronunciation:

Bhili

/ˈbiːliː/