Brahmani

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brahmani Any Brahman woman.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Brahmani See Brahmanee.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Fem. of Brahman,

Usage

In literature:

The poor Brahmani was very thankful.
"Indian Fairy Tales"
The Brahmani was the goddess Durga incarnate.
"Tales from the Hindu Dramatists" by R. N. Dutta
The poor Brahmani was very thankful.
"Tales of Wonder Every Child Should Know" by Various
If a Brahmani kite (Haliastur indus), when flying, is seen carrying something in its beak, the omen is considered very auspicious.
"Omens and Superstitions of Southern India" by Edgar Thurston
The old woman, the Brahmani, was standing at the door with a vessel containing water for her husband.
"Tales of the Sun" by Mrs. Howard Kingscote
The rivers are the Ib and the Brahmani, formed here by the union of the Sankh and the South Koel, both navigable by canoes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
They dined, the Brahmans and Brahmanis first, then the others in due order.
"Chaitanya's Life And Teachings" by Krishna das Kaviraja
The DISTRICT OF CUTTACK lies in the centre of Orissa, occupying the deltas of the Mahanadi and Brahmani, together with a hilly tract inland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8" by Various
About the time of Timur's invasion, the Brahmani dynasty was in the zenith of its fortunes.
"India Through the Ages" by Flora Annie Steel
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