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Used especially among Hindus to express a polite or respectful greeting or farewell.

[Ultimately (via Hindi, Punjabi, and other South Asian languages) from Sanskrit namas te, obeisance to you : namaḥ, homage, obeisance; see nem- in Indo-European roots + te, enclitic second person sing. genitive and dative pron.; see tu- in Indo-European roots.]


a salutation used in India
[C21: via Hindi from Sanskrit, from namas salutation, bow + te to you]
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2 pranamya srisa divamtrlukyadipati stutim, nanasattrudrtam vakitnitrisatrasamuksayam, which contains the title, may be restored to acceptable grammatical and metrical form, and then translated, as follows:
Pranamya Menaria and Devendra Harne are the two Indian national who are currently in the record book.
Both Pranamya Menaria and Devendra Harne have 25 digits each--12 fingers and 13 toes.