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Over thousands of years, Indian literature has evolved greatly with its numerous languages and dialects. Most of Indian literature is rich with philosophy, drama and poetry. Ask questions here about the different aspects of Indian literature and languages.
Its name comes from an ancient French province of the same name. So if it does mean something in any Indian language its probably a coincidence
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A hero in Indian Mythology could be considered Vishnu or one of the other main gods in their polytheistic culture. A archetypal hero in their literature(more modern day) could be Siddhartha in Herman Hesse's novel. Hope this helped :)
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in Islam camphor is used for giving bath to deadbody before burial it helps the body against decay and also give it a good smell!!!
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India has a large population of Sikhs and Muslims. People belonging to both religions traditionally wear different types of hear wear usually known as a turban and a topi. Women do not wear thesekind of caps. The kind of head wear women of the subcontinent wear is called a Dupatta.
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Tingari తింగరి means Crazy or Mad
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It's Arabic. It's the official language of all the 5 Maghreb countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Libya, & Mauritania), in addition to other non-official languages such as French which is widely spoken in Morocco, Tunisia, & Algeria, and Berber which is spoken in Morocco, Algeria, and some …
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Wann know some languages? In France They speak French In New Zealand they speak Maori & English In India They speak Indian In Samoa they speak Samoan In Tonga They speak Tongan In America they speak American In England they speak English In Fiji they speak Fijian In Raratonga they speak …
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This song is in the honor of Sufi mystic 'Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar'. Every word of his name has a meaning - he was known as Hazrat ( noble person ), Lal ( he wore red robes or mothers fondly call their kids as Lal ), Shahbaz ( Shah - King and Baz - Falcon, king of falcons and an Iranian GOD who l…
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There are hundreds of languages used on the sub-continent of India. The majority speak various dialects of Hindi, but others such as Bengali and Tamil are also widely spoken. English is widely used as a lingua franca. India is a multi-cultural and multi-linguistic land, where the natives speak in 1…
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There is a common misconception that in India, they speak Indian. There is no language called Indian. India is linguistically very rich. There are around 3000 languages in India (including dialects) Hindi is the national language of India. Each state in India has its own regional language and many …
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Kannada Movies forumYou can post your request in the following forum.....http://www.harsamay.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=51 You can add your requests herehttp://www.harsamay.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=59all Indian language films you can find in the following URLhttp://www.harsamay.com/forum
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every court has translators. You can have translators and they will translate the document.
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Mast Khalandar is Urdu & Hindi as well......the literal meaning of these words is, Mast = Jovial or Joyful or one who is always happy in his ownself not caring about the rest of the world & Khalandar is just a name of a person......"Mast Khalandar" is used to define a person who cares little…
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Sanskrit is an Indo-Aryan language. It is an official language of Uttarakhand, a northern state in India. It is one among the 22 scheduled languages of India. Sanskrit[ san-skrit]  noun 1. an Indo-European, Indic language, in use since c1200 b.c. as the religious and classical literary langua…
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Answer I would recommend you check out http://www.webuyflorida.com. They seem to offer all you are asking for.
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Names only have meaning in the language they originally came from. Since Terry Fletcher did not come from Choctaw, then it has no meaning in Choctaw.
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There only 2 official languages. The government recognizes 21 state official languages. The actual total is 455 languages. 29 languages are spoken by more than a million native speakers122 by more than 10,000http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_India  They spoke: Assamese, Bengali, Guj…
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The official languages of the Central Government are Hindi and English. Individual states have their own official languages. As of 2011, the government recognizes these 21 state official languages: 1. Assamese 2. Bengali 3. Bodo 4. Dogri 5. Gujarati 6. Kannada 7. Kashmiri 8. Konkani 9. Mai…
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Namae WA nan desu ka ? (Japanese) Kako se zoves? (Serbian)Como te llamas? (Spanish)
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Because they have nothing else to say!! they dont know what else to say so erm..yeh see i said erm because i didnt know what else to say
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Well there are diffrent tribes in Alaska but i can tell you in southcentral Alaska we call our grandfather and grandmother upa and uma (up-uh, um-uh)
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Answer Halito Halito, chim achukma? - Hello, how are you?
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Most of the Hopi Indians today speakEnglish to this day. I don't know what its called but I do Know one word. The word is called, "ha'u" ,it means hello.
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as Hindu's worship Lord Shiva who is one of the 3 administrators (Lords Shiva, Vishnu and Brahman) and Shiva rides upon a cow the animal is considered sacred in India and to Hindu's so don't ever call someone a 'cow' in front of a Hindu person or they will be really offended.. also don't speak badl…
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Seas, deserts, mountains, rivers, underground channel, plateau, rift valley
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Yes, It is! Sathakamu శతకము means a set of hundred. In Telugu literature, a set of hundred poems is called a Sathakamu శతకము. Obviously plural of Satakam or Satakamu is "Satakamulu".
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Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir herbert Baker
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There are 18 major languages and MANY smaller languages spoken in the Philippines. To which one are you referring? mahal kita is the tagalog term for i love you
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Consumer culture is a type of capitalism that the economy focuses on selling consumer goods and the spending of consumer money. Some disadvantages to of consumer culture is that it can be associated to greed, can create a vicious cycle where an individual will repeatedly buy things to be happy and m…
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maid as in servant is Naukrani (nau-kara-knee) or kaamwali
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Positive impacts are high when compared with negative impacts. Its accepted globally in any rapid development there will be high possibilities of negative also to grow along with the good. Importance is being given to women and to their feelings. Democracy is being used which was in discussion so…
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According to linguistic scholars Tamil is older than Kannada. Classical Kannada (language of the Kadamba/Chalukya/Rashtrakuta literature, 4th AD) Language family Dravidian Southern Tamil-Kannada Kannada-Badaga Kannada Tamil Language tree - Classical Tamil (Sangam literature ca. 3r…
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The Cherokee Turban came to be from the fact that, in the 1600's, a group of Englishmen took a small group of Cherokee chiefs and warriors to England to meet the king. Just before they were to enter the throne room, the Englishmen decided that the Cherokee warriors were not dressed properly to be pr…
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Orange represents courage and sacrifice. White represents truth, purity, and peace. Green represents faith, fertility, and chivalry. The emblem is the Ashoka Chakra ('Wheel of the Law')
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it means 'welcome'
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Kabir das was a great poet. Kabir das is a name not a word.
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If you mean native Americas (and not people from India), they mainly speak English. Historically there were many thousands of different languages spoken throughout the Americas. A large proportion of these languages are now extinct.If you mean Indians from the Asian sub-continent; they speak mostly …
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it is not stripes actually. They give meaning to a letter. Hindi uses them as it came from sanskrit.
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It is called a "bindi."
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1. English2. Spanish3. Chinese (various dialects)4. French5. German
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We say Welome by saying 'Namaste' in India! It is pronounced Naa- Ma-sa-the'(h' is silent).
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they come from india
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Native American words starting with x: xota = Dakota/Lakota for grey xas = Delaware/Lenape for the number 8 xuhchee = Crow for skunk
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The most obvious characteristic of Indian literature is that it is based on piety, which is a religious spirit. Indian literature is also often written in epic form.
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Lion=Sher.
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It is Tok Pisin, a Pidgin English language spoken in Papua New Guinea (and in the Solomon Islands). It means "God, you have taken my life." This song was in the soundtrack of Mr. Nobody, but also in the Thin Red Line. That movie has a few other song names in Tok Pisin, as the movie is set in the Sol…
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1 crore (India) is the number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros, or 10 million. 1 Trillion (short scale) is a 1 followed by 12 zeros. So 100,000 Crore equal 1 Trillion. 1 lakh crore (100,000 x 10,000,000) is the usual way of representing a trillion (short scale, 10^12).
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There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages.But there is no such language as "Indian".
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There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian".
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Indian artists contribute largely to the NGOs run by many conglomerates and other social activists. Many painters even exhibit their paintings based on particular themes related to Indian problems. Some painters contribute the amount yields earned from their painting exhibitions to charity. In some …
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The Word "BhenChod" is an Indian abuse. also pronounced as Behen-Chod. It is a combination of two words 1- Behen 2- Chod The word Behen means "Sister" and The word Chod means "having sexual intercourse"
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Om Shree Matre NamahaI bow to the MotherJai Ambe Gauri, Jaya Shyaamaa GauriHail to the/Golden Mother Hail to the Black MotherJaya Jagatambe, Hey Ma Durga!Victory to Ma Durga, the Mother of the World
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He was a poet
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The Greek word for the English word hunter is kynigos. The Latin word for hunter is venator and in Italian it is said as cacciatore.
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thank you - shukria / dhanne wad
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I thank you : त्वां धन्यं वदामि tvaaM dhanyaM vadaami thank you: त्वां धन्यं वदामि tvaaM dhanyaM vadaami thanks or thank you: धन्यवाद dhanyavaada
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Rangbhoomi as a novel is complex -- it has many layers to it which take time to unfold and come to the surface. The title itself means, "The arena of life" -- which is so apt to the entire book. It is life playing itself in its arena and in many shapes, forms and emotions. In this novel of epic prop…
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Ninna kande kappoo kappoo!
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its part of an ad campaign by the tourism ministry
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Tala is the word applied to rhythm, sometimes a particular rhythmic pattern, in a composition of Indian classical music. There are infinite kinds of tala, because notes can be arranged in an infinite number of rhythmic patterns. Depending on the music, however, the tala can fall into either the Hi…
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yes i feel India's official language was urdu at the time of independence althougth i do not have data regarding this. But as we know that in earlier days in all our legal documents urdu was the language to be incited. please let me know whether i am right or wrong.
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Dear Sir, If you are Planning to Start a Satellite News or Non News TV Channel in India, we are having a Industry's Professionals Team. we have already set up More than 10 TV Channels in India If you have any query or need more guidance/information related to How to Start a Satelitte T…
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Sexuality is a preference in partners and personal identity is who you are.
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malgudi is in small village insouth india.
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Chalte hai
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Bhoomi
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Meri Adhori MohabbatThere are no boundaries of love, irrespective of any caste, religion or tribe, love can travel anywhere and cross unlimited boundaries without a return or possession over the other person. In search of his father's lost love, Humayun Saeed becomes helpless when he comes across a …
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Influences of India in Filipino clothing1. wearing of turban and sarong2. use of veil and cord in weddings
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There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian".
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There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian language".
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woold/bark/and animal bones.
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Brown skinned people are a reference to people of South East Asian origin such as Indians. Another popular name for this people group is "Desi"
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indo-aryan
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Sanskrit and other dravidian language. Sanskrit was introduced by Aryans who invaded India aroung 1 AD, so technically it was an European language. The south somehow was able to save some of the ancient languages and later on there was a huge mixing. As aryans were powerful, and Sanskrit was a gl…
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it is a token sent from earth to heaven that represents peace and harmony
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Riding horses bareback and wearing war bonnets or disliking cold weather and remaining politically neutral are respective stereotypes of North America's and South Asia's Indians. In reality, native Americans can ride saddle with the best of bronco-busters and wear modern accessories while subcontine…
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There are about 450 Languages spoken in India and about 700 different Native American languages. But there is no such language as "Indian".
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Indian culture is a varied and mixed culture . Most probably , the roots of Indian culture go the time of early vedic period when the Aryans settled in the sapta sindhu region of India ( now in Pakistan ) . When they got divided , more and more cultures started being introduced .
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Me Tumhe pyar karta hoon
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Marathi is a language that is spoken in . Translating the English question "Why are you not talking to me?" to Marathi makes the question "Ka tumhi majhyasi bolata nahita?".
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devanagarika... then sanskrit & Tamil...devanagarika........... according to hindus.. gods language.. then after sanskrit & Tamil came to rule.. i don't know how it is correct.. i hope for that.
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The Comanche word for milk is ma'okwerų or pitsipų. The ų sound is not found in English - it is a bit like pronouncing the vowel u while smiling instead of pursing the lips. In Natick, the language of the Narragansett and Wampanoag people, milk from an animal is sogkodtunk or sogkodonk; a mothe…
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