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Indic

[in-dik] /ˈɪn dɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to India; Indian.
2.
of or pertaining to Indic; Indo-Aryan.
noun
3.
a subgroup of the Indo-Iranian branch of Indo-European languages that includes Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, and many other languages of India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka; Indo-Aryan.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin Indicus of India < Greek Indikós. See India, -ic

indic.

1.
indicating.
3.
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British Dictionary definitions for Indic

Indic

/ˈɪndɪk/
adjective
1.
denoting, belonging to, or relating to a branch of Indo-European consisting of the Indo-European languages of India, including Sanskrit, Hindi and Urdu, Punjabi, Gujerati, Bengali, and Sinhalese
noun
2.
this group of languages
Also called Indo-Aryan

indic.

abbreviation
1.
indicating
2.
indicative
3.
indicator
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Word Origin and History for Indic
adj.

1877, from Latin Indicus or Greek Indikos "of India;" see India.

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Related Abbreviations for Indic

indic.

  1. indicative
  2. indicator
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