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Ba·lu·chi

 (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.]
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Baluchi

(bəˈluːtʃɪ) or

Balochi

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
adj
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
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Ba•lu•chi

(bəˈlu tʃi)

also Ba•luch

(-ˈlutʃ)

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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Translations
baloutche
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Shaima bint Khamees al Baluchi, a chemical products quality control specialist at the Directorate General of Standards and Specifications at MoCI, said the decision was based on the increase noticed recently in manufacturing and importing cosmetics and personal care products.
"For a January 2021 trial date to happen, the government would have to drop its obstructionism and produce a lot of important evidence and witnesses," James G Connell III, Baluchi's lead defence counsel, was quoted as saying.
Mohammed Al Baluchi, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Omani Business Centre said: "We are organising this remarkable local and international event to coincide with the celebration of our 49th National Day to bring what promises to be a lovely and enjoyable experience to Oman".
Iran and Pakistan have agreed for the first time to set up a joint border force to stop Baluchi rebels on both sides of the border from attacking the other country, the first major development in the two countries' decades of battling Baluchi rebels.
Meanwhile, The two bronzes claimed by Ali Al Aradi (64 kg) and Yousif Al Baluchi (56 kg).
Baluchi, who left the company in 1990, attended a get-together in the US, and as the years passed, he noticed a growing interest from expatriate retirees to revisit the Kingdom.
"I play a Baluchi girl and my look in this is very different.
Students staged Baluchi, Sindh and Punjabi dances on the drum beat and chanted slogans of "Bo Kata during kite flying competition.
Thousands of Baluchi tribesmen used to gather along with their animals in mid-February.
ISLAMABAD:Iran will appoint Homeira Rigi, a Baluchi Sunni woman, as its ambassador to Brunei.
Anita, John and Jean then head to Novikov, an Italian restaurant in Mayfair, London, while Spencer and Frankie are sent to Baluchi, a Pan-Indian eatery that showcases modern dishes with authentic Indian flavours.
The very famous song for the struggle of them was 'Sindhi hum, Baluchi hum, Punjabi hum, Pathan hum, ek parcham ke nechay Pak fuj k jawan hum Pakistan tujpar qurban hum' but now these feelings are going towards decline, because of ethnic preference.