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 (go͞o′jə-rä′tē, go͝oj′ə-)
n. pl. Gujarati or Gu·ja·ra·tis
1. The Indic language of Gujarat.
2. A native or inhabitant of Gujarat.


(ˌɡʊdʒjəˈrɑːtɪ) or


npl -ti
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of India living chiefly in Gujarat
2. (Languages) the state language of Gujarat, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
3. (Placename) of or relating to Gujarat, its people, or their language
4. (Peoples) of or relating to Gujarat, its people, or their language
5. (Languages) of or relating to Gujarat, its people, or their language


(ˌgʊdʒ əˈrɑ ti, ˌgu dʒə-)

n., pl. -tis.
1. a native or inhabitant of Gujarat.
2. an Indo-Aryan language of Gujarat.
3. of or pertaining to Gujarat, its inhabitants, or the language Gujarati.
[1600–10; < Hindi < Skt Gurjara Gujarat]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gujarati - a member of the people of Gujarat
Indian - a native or inhabitant of India
2.Gujarati - the Indic language spoken by the people of India who live in Gujarat in western India
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes


Gujerati [ˌgʊdʒjəˈrɑːtɪ]
A. ADJgujarati
B. N
1. (= person) → Gujarati mf
2. (Ling) → gujarati m
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