Indo-Aryan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj Indo-Aryan of or relating to the former Indo-European people "Indo-European migrations"
    • n Indo-Aryan a branch of the Indo-Iranian family of languages
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Indo-Aryan A member of one of the native races of India of Aryan speech and blood, characterized by tall stature, dolichocephaly, fair complexion with dark hair and eyes, plentiful beard, and narrow and prominent nose.
    • a Indo-Aryan Pertaining to the Indo-Aryans, or designating, or of, the Aryan languages of India.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Indo-Aryan Of or pertaining to the Indic division of the Aryan family.
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Usage

In literature:

Among the Indo-Aryans the masaminik or incantations of the Red Man are known as mantras.
"Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1" by Andrew Lang
INDO-GERMANIC, a term at one time employed especially among German writers, synonymous with Aryan.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The language that she speaks, the roots of the great Indo-European, or Aryan stock, contains.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putman Serviss
The language that she speaks, the roots of the great Indo-European, or Aryan stock, contains.
"Edison's Conquest of Mars" by Garrett Putnam Serviss
This is not only the case among the Indo-European or Aryan races in India, in Greece, and in Germany.
"Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I" by Friedrich Max Müller
This sound was frequent in the pro-ethnic period of the Indo-European languages and survived into the Indo-Aryan languages.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
Indian religion is a variety of Indo-Iranian, which is a variety of the Aryan type.
"History of Religion" by Allan Menzies
A convenient starting-point is afforded by the great group of languages known as the Indo-European, Japhetic, or Aryan.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
By four well-marked characteristics the Aryan group is easily distinguishable from the other Indo-European languages.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
This Indo-Aryan origin for the Australian blackfellows is borne out by their physique.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
The inhabitants are Indo-Chinese, not Indo-Aryans as in Bengal proper, and are Mahommedan by religion instead of Hindu.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
Soma is one of the most singular deities of the Indo-Aryans.
"Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by Andrew Lang
In the articles INDO-ARYAN LANGUAGES and PRAKRIT the history of the earlier stages of the Indo-Aryan vernaculars is given at some length.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
There are also, at the present day, Indo-Aryan languages in the Himalaya, north of the Midland.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various
As explained in INDO-ARYAN LANGUAGES, the Pisaca languages are Aryan, but are neither Iranian nor Indo-Aryan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
The peoples descended from Japheth belong to what is called the Aryan or Indo-European race.
"The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas" by Jesse L. Hurlbut
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