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Meaning of "Sudra" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SUDRA

From Sanskrit.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SUDRA

Sudra  [ˈsjuːdrə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUDRA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sudra is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SUDRA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Sudra in the English dictionary

The definition of Sudra in the dictionary is the lowest of the four main Hindu castes, the workers.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUDRA


cathedra
kəˈθiːdrə
enneahedra
ˌɛnɪəˈhiːdrə
holohedra
ˌhɒləˈhiːdrə
icosahedra
ˌaɪkəsəˈhiːdrə
icositetrahedra
ˌaɪkəsɪˌtetrəˈhiːdrə
leucitohedra
ˌluːsɪtəʊˈhiːdrə
octahedra
ˈɒktəˈhiːdrə
pentahedra
ˌpentəˈhiːdrə
Phaedra
ˈfiːdrə
polyhedra
ˌpɒlɪˈhiːdrə
rhombohedra
ˌrɒmbəʊˈhiːdrə
tetrahedra
ˌtetrəˈhiːdrə
trapezohedra
trəˌpiːzəʊˈhiːdrə
trihedra
traɪˈhiːdrə
trisoctahedra
trɪsˌɒktəˈhiːdrə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUDRA

Sudeten
Sudeten Mountains
Sudetenland
Sudetes

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUDRA

aphelandra
Cassandra
clepsydra
crossandra
dichondra
ephedra
ex cathedra
exedra
Gulf of Sidra
Harishchandra
Hendra
hydra
Indra
mudra
Odra
pachysandra
Ramachandra
scolopendra
Sidra
tundra

Synonyms and antonyms of Sudra in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Sudra» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUDRA

Find out the translation of Sudra to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Sudra from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Sudra» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

首陀罗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Sudra
570 millions of speakers

English

Sudra
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

शूद्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Sudra
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шудра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Sudra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শূদ্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Sudra
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sudra
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sudra
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スードラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Sudra
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sudra
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Sudra
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சூத்திரர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुद्रा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sudra
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Sudra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Sudra
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Шудра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Sudra
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Sudra
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Sudra
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Sudra
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Sudra
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Sudra

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUDRA»

The term «Sudra» is regularly used and occupies the 94.818 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUDRA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Sudra» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Sudra» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Sudra

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUDRA»

Discover the use of Sudra in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Sudra and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Why I Am Not a Hindu: A Sudra Critique of Hindutva ...
In the new Afterword, he discusses the history of the book, its reviews as well as the abuse received from its detractors. He reminds us of the need for an ongoing dialogue. As he says, he wrote the book for all who have open minds.
Kancha Ilaiah, 2005
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Śūdras in Ancient India: A Social History of the Lower Order ...
existence.1 In the Buddhist lexicon of early medieval times sudra became a synonym of ksudra,2 and on this basis it is suggested that Sudra is derived from ksudra.3 Both derivations are philologically unsatisfactory, but are important as ...
Ram Sharan Sharma, 1990
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Les sources du droit dans le système traditionnel de l'Inde
to a meal in honour of the dead (a srdddha) "him whose only wife is a Sudra''. and he allows a child born of a Brahmin father and a Sudra mother "if he is obedient like a pupil", nothing more than maintenance out of the estate of his deceased ...
Robert Lingat, 1973
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Indian Society, Institutions and Change
(5) In the matter of the period for impurity on death or birth the sudra was held to be impure for a month, while a brahmin had to observe ten days period only. (6) A sudra could not be a judge or propound what dharma was. Katyayana says that  ...
Rajendra K. Sharma, 2004
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Bhangi, Scavenger in Indian Society: Marginality, Identity, ...
As early as in the Vedic period, the Sudra, even on the basis of the most liberal interpretation of his place in society, was (because of his lack of education, valour and skill or commercial, economic enterprise) fit for manual and menial jobs.
Dr. Rama Sharma, 1995
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Encyclopædia of Religion and Ethics: Sacrifice-Sudra
Articles on all the religions of the world and the great systems of ethics; on every religious belief or custom and ethical movement; on every philosophical idea and moral practice.
James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, Louis Herbert Gray, 1920
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Some Aspects of Ancient Indian Culture
In slightly later times Sudra takes the place of Dasa. Sudra occurs only once in the Rig- Veda; that is, in the Purusha-sukta, where however the meaning of the term is not explicit. Most probably it did not denote the fourth and last division of the ...
D. R. Bhandarkar, 1989
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Cultural History of India
Later the non-Aryan people who lived in India before the advent of the Rgvedic Aryans were also included in the sudra class. In the Brahmanas the rathakara ( charioteer) and taksaka (carpenter) are included in the category of ratnins.
Om Prakash, 2005
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Marriage and Rank in Bengali Culture: A History of Caste and ...
Yet the Sudra was not as powerful or high as the Brahman. First, the Sudra could offer wealth and uncooked foods to the Vedic gods, but he could not, like the Brahman, offer cooked food, either special or ordinary. These were considered to  ...
Ronald B. Inden, 1976
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Social Equality in Indian Society: The Elusive Goal
ManusamliitS, the award of sudra status was quite arbitrary, even somewhat whimsical. It is worth noting that in the course of time certain occupations came to be assigned to 'mixed castes'. The Carmakaras are the result of a mixture of ...
Panthapalli A. Augustine, 1991

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUDRA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Sudra is used in the context of the following news items.
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South Sudan: Episcopal Church committed to relief response in …
Joseph El-hag Abe Natana, general manager of the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA), told Episcopal News Service as the United Nations ... «Anglicannews, May 15»
2
Churches coordinate relief efforts in South Sudan's protracted conflict
Food supplies distributed by SUDRA include maize, beans, cooking oil, salt and ... Relief Agency (SUDRA), told Episcopal News Service as the United Nations ... «Episcopal News Service, May 15»
3
Indulgent Portland Bar Food for Every Alt-Diet
We've written many an ode to this microbar's masala-spiced magic, but it bears repeating; the Sudra's Indian-inspired feasts are some of the most universally ... «Portland Monthly, May 15»
4
Where to Happy Hour in Portland: The Sudra
How spoiled can we get, really? Most small towns would droolingly yearn for a shot at having five quality eating spots tucked inside their tiny borders. Shoot ... «Neighborhood Notes, Oct 14»
5
Australian firm India Resources looks to exit country
The move comes in the wake of the closure of Sudra copper mines by the Jharkhand government. Besides, state-owned Hindustan Copper, for which IRL does ... «Business Standard, Sep 14»
6
Renewed call for support as South Sudan faces famine
Guided by the provincial Emergency Crisis Committee, SUDRA (the Church's humanitarian wing) has worked with colleagues from across the ECSSS to reach ... «Anglicannews, Aug 14»
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Sky.Doll tome 4 - Sudra, la critique
Novembre 2000. Le premier tome d'une bande dessinée belle, irrévérencieuse et fondamentalement différente parait. Quatorze ans plus tard, il est indéniable ... «9emeArt, May 14»
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The Sudra's Colorful Vegan Fare
It takes only a single, crunchy bite of pakora to fall for the Sudra—maybe two if you're a vegan-skeptic. The Indian-inspired saloon's squatty florets of ... «Portland Monthly, Mar 14»
9
Communion supports South Sudan Church's humanitarian response
ECSSS' humanitarian arm, SUDRA, has been providing food for children in IDP settlements. It has already registered 20,000 displaced people in order to bring ... «Anglicannews, Feb 14»
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Church Agencies Unite to Support South Sudan Relief and Recovery
[ERD] The Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA), the humanitarian wing of the Episcopal Church in South Sudan & Sudan (ECSSS), is supplying ... «Anglicannews, Feb 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Sudra [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sudra>. Dec 2019 ».
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