An Anglo-Indian Dictionary: A Glossary of Indian Terms Used in English, and of Such English Or Other Non-Indian Terms as Have Obtained Special Meanings in India
K. Paul, Trench, 1885 - 350 páginas
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according agriculture allowed applied Arabic belonging Bengali body Bombay Bráhmans branch called carried caste century ceremony chief chiefly claim cloth collection common commonly Compare consists corresponding corruption court crop cultivators dár denote descendants distinct distinguished district divided division dynasty employed English especially formerly four given grain Gujarati half hand head held hereditary hill Hindi Hindu Hindustani hold holder India Kanarese kind king land language latter live low caste Malayalam Marathi means ment month Muhammadan Musalmáns native occupation officer origin Persian persons presidency priest principal Provinces race Rájputs rank represented revenue river round ruled sacred Sanskrit sect servants settled Sikh skrit sometimes spirit subdivision Sunni supposed Tamil Telugu temple term tree tribe usually veda village wear wife Wilson women worship
Página 222 - The waters are called nara, because they were the production of Nara, or the spirit of God ; and since they were his first ayana, or place of motion, he thence is named Narayana, or moving on the waters.
Página 301 - WHAT was given before the nuptial fire, what was given on the bridal procession, what was given in token of love, and what was received from a brother, a mother, or a father, are considered as the six-fold separate property of a married woman : 195.
Página 339 - When the father of a family perceives his muscles become flaccid, and his hair grey, and sees the child of his child, let him then seek refuge in a forest. Abandoning all food eaten in towns, and all his household utensils, let him repair to the lonely wood, committing the care of his wife to her sons, or accompanied by her, if she choose to attend him.
Página 88 - Government it was especially applied to the head financial minister, whether of the state or of a province being charged in the latter with the collection of the revenue, the remittance of it to the imperial treasury, and invested with extensive judicial powers in all civil and financial causes.
Página 10 - Land under this tenure is technically called " alienated land " which means " transferred in so far as the rights of Government to payment of the rent or land revenue, are concerned, wholly or partially, to the ownership of any person," as defined in the Land Revenue Code.
Página 285 - Act, as might or should have been exercised or performed by the East India Company, or by the Court of Directors or Court of Proprietors of the said Company, either alone or by the Direction or with the Sanction or Approbation of the Commissioners for the Affairs of India...
Página 279 - Having thus performed religious acts in a forest during the third portion of his life, let him become a Sannydsi for the fourth portion of it, abandoning all sensual affections, and wholly reposing in the Supreme Spirit: 34.
Página 82 - The 126,134,141. superintendent or ruler of a Pargana or province, the principal revenue officer of a district, under the native government : the office was hereditary, .and frequently recompensed by grants of land, so that the Desai often became a kind of petty chief in the south of India."5 Desaigiri is "the office of Desai, emoluments or fees attached to it."6 Prof.