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# an ancient pastoral and martial tribe with several subgroups (also pronounced as “āhīra”) found in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab; in brahminical codes, the offspring(s) of a brāhmaņa father and an ambaşţha  mother  (M. Sańhitā).
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# an ancient pastoral and martial tribe with several subgroups (also pronounced as “āhīra”) found in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab; in brahminical codes, the offspring(s) of a [[brāhma]]ņa father and an [[ambaşţha]]   mother  (M. Sańhitā).
  
 
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Revision as of 06:39, 26 March 2011

By Jit Majumdar

Sometimes transliterated as: Abhira, AbhIra, AAbhira


  1. not afraid; fearless
  2. cowherd; shepherd
  3. an ancient pastoral and martial tribe with several subgroups (also pronounced as “āhīra”) found in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Punjab; in brahminical codes, the offspring(s) of a brāhmaņa father and an ambaşţha mother (M. Sańhitā).