An Anglo-Indian Dictionary: A Glossary of Indian Terms Used in English, and of Such English Or Other Non-Indian Terms as Have Obtained Special Meanings in India

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K. Paul, Trench, 1885 - English language - 350 pages
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Page 222 - The waters are called nara, because they were the production of Nara, or the spirit of God ; and since they were his first ayana, or place of motion, he thence is named Narayana, or moving on the waters.
Page 73 - State, to conduct the business transacted in the United Kingdom in relation to the government of and the correspondence with India...
Page 301 - WHAT was given before the nuptial fire, what was given on the bridal procession, what was given in token of love, and what was received from a brother, a mother, or a father, are considered as the six-fold separate property of a married woman : 195.
Page 339 - When the father of a family perceives his muscles become flaccid, and his hair grey, and sees the child of his child, let him then seek refuge in a forest. Abandoning all food eaten in towns, and all his household utensils, let him repair to the lonely wood, committing the care of his wife to her sons, or accompanied by her, if she choose to attend him.
Page 88 - Government it was especially applied to the head financial minister, whether of the state or of a province being charged in the latter with the collection of the revenue, the remittance of it to the imperial treasury, and invested with extensive judicial powers in all civil and financial causes.
Page 10 - Land under this tenure is technically called " alienated land " which means " transferred in so far as the rights of Government to payment of the rent or land revenue, are concerned, wholly or partially, to the ownership of any person," as defined in the Land Revenue Code.
Page 285 - Act, as might or should have been exercised or performed by the East India Company, or by the Court of Directors or Court of Proprietors of the said Company, either alone or by the Direction or with the Sanction or Approbation of the Commissioners for the Affairs of India...
Page 279 - Having thus performed religious acts in a forest during the third portion of his life, let him become a Sannydsi for the fourth portion of it, abandoning all sensual affections, and wholly reposing in the Supreme Spirit: 34.
Page 82 - The 126,134,141. superintendent or ruler of a Pargana or province, the principal revenue officer of a district, under the native government : the office was hereditary, .and frequently recompensed by grants of land, so that the Desai often became a kind of petty chief in the south of India."5 Desaigiri is "the office of Desai, emoluments or fees attached to it."6 Prof.
Page 295 - A name applied to the lands in a village which are cultivated by the hereditary proprietors or village zamindars themselves as their own...

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