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 (bə-lo͞o′chē) also Ba·lo·chi (-lō′chē)
n. pl. Baluchi or Ba·lu·chis also Balochi or Ba·lo·chis
1. or Baluch also Baloch A member of a traditionally nomadic Muslim people of Baluchistan.
2. The Iranian language of the Baluchi.

[Ultimately (partly via , Persian Urdu ) from Balochi balōč, Baluchi.]


(bəˈluːtʃɪ) or


npl -chis or -chi
1. (Peoples) a member of a Muslim people living chiefly in coastal Pakistan and Iran
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the West Iranian branch of the Indo-European family
3. (Placename) of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language
4. (Languages) of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language
5. (Peoples) of or relating to Baluchistan, its inhabitants, or their language


(bəˈlu tʃi)

also Ba•luch


n., pl. -lu•chis also -luch•es.
1. a member of a people of S Asia, living primarily in Baluchistan and Afghanistan.
2. the Iranian language of the Baluchis.
[1610–20; < Persian]
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Noun1.Baluchi - an Iranian language spoken in Pakistan and Iran and Afghanistan and Russia and the Persian gulf
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
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Besides this, it also offers short courses in Punjabi, Sindi, Pashto and Baluchi.
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According to the police, Ashabuddin had voluntarily participated in the conspiracy while co- accused Khan had provided him the phone number of wanted a LeT operative, Javed Baluchi, for waging jehad in India.