Definition of Balochi

1. Noun. An Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf.

Exact synonyms: Baluchi
Generic synonyms: Iranian, Iranian Language



Definition of Balochi

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Balochistan, a region of west-central Asia. ¹

2. Proper noun. A language spoken mainly in SW Pakistan (80% of speakers), SE Iran and S Afghanistan. SIL standard divides '''Balochi''' into three related languages, Eastern Balochi, Southern Balochi and Western Balochi. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balochi

Balkar
Balkars
Ball's operation
Ballance's sign
Ballardian
Ballistic Missile Defense Organization
Ballistite
Ballota
Ballota nigra
Ballydavid
Balmer series
Balmoral
Balmoral Castle
Balo's disease
Balochi (current term)
Balochis
Balochistan
Baloci
Baloo
Balor
Balsaminaceae
Balsamorhiza
Balt
Balthasar
Balthazar
Balthazars
Balti
Baltic
Baltic-Finnic

Literary usage of Balochi

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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1902)
"THE Balochi race is spread over a wide extent of country, from the valley of the Indus in Sindh and the Panjab to the southern part of the province of ..."

2. The Baloch Race: A Historical and Ethnological Sketch by Mansel Longworth Dames (1904)
"The Balochi is, as is well known, an Iranian idiom, nearly related to modern Persian, but at the same time showing many points of resemblance to the Zend, ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1907)
"In the second volume, bound up with the first, the full Balochi texts are given. In an erudite introduction Mr. Dames discusses the sources, origin, ..."

4. Census of India, 1901 by India Census Commissioner, Sir Herbert Hope Risley (1902)
"Balochi.—Balochi is now spoken by 40644 souls in the two Provinces as against 35550 in 1891 and 25748 in 1881. It is practically confined to the Dera Ghazi ..."

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