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1A member of an indigenous people living in the hill forests of central India.
- ‘The term Gond refers to tribal peoples who live all over India's Deccan Peninsula.’
2[mass noun] The Dravidian language of the Gond, with several highly differentiated dialects and about 2 million speakers.
- ‘The fledgling dialect of Gondi is perhaps the latest to make an entry into the world of music industry.’
- ‘Gond society is divided into four groups known as phratries or sagas in Gondi.’
- ‘The word Ghusadi in Gondi means multi-coloured plume (ghu = colours, sadi = plume).’
- ‘There are many major languages like Gondi, which is a tribal language and is not even written down, but is spoken by 4 million people.’
- ‘Besides, he is developing a software which checks spelling consistency in Gondi.’
Relating to the Gond or their language.
- ‘But they also acted as unofficial legal advisers to the Gond tribals.’
- ‘The language offers a cultural connection between the many Gond groups.’
- ‘This survey provides some evidence that the Gond and Bharia tribes of Patalkot valley use plants in various ailments.’
- ‘That villagers liked TV images was beyond doubt as was evident from what Devubai, a Gond woman, said.’
- ‘Well, Ghusadi is a dance of Gond tribals of Adilabad.’
From Sanskrit goṇḍa.
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