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1Relating to or denoting an Indo-European people who invaded northwestern India in the 2nd millennium BC.See aryan
- ‘A group called Dom belonged to the aboriginal peoples of India but had adopted the Hindu religion and an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit.’
- ‘This also explains the similarities between Indo-Aryan and Dravidian languages or Persian, Turkish and Hindustani.’
- ‘This one is the oldest of the collections of Indo-Aryan mantras and hymns, dating from about 2000-1700 BCE.’
- ‘In South Asia, Dravidian and Indo-Aryan languages are spoken.’
- ‘The argument is centered on the analysis of the Indo-Aryan myth of a golden age, as recounted in Europe and India from the Enlightenment to the present.’
2another term for Indic
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