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Who is Ahir?

Ahir is an Indian ethnic group, some members of which identify as being of the Yadav community because they consider the two terms to be synonymous. The Ahirs are variously described as a caste, a clan, a community, a race and a tribe. They ruled over different parts of India and Nepal.


"Ahir" is a musical album of Prem Joshua and Chintan, Prem Joshua, Chintan Relenberg.

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Google previewOral Tradition from the Indus (1908)

by John Frederick Adolphus McNair, Thomas Lambert Barlow

Ahir is a general term for a pastoral race noticed by Ptolemy. They are distinguished as three tribes, viz., the Nand bansa, Yadu bansa, and Goala bansa. (See Wilson and Elliott.) “Two Swords z'n one sca66am'."— Appeals to the sword are ...

Google previewNature-man-spirit Complex in Tribal India (1981)

by Rann Singh Mann

Ahir is a caste group with whom the Parahaiyas of this region interact invariably in all the socio-religious ceremonies and vice-versa. It has been observed that the Parahaiyas dwelling in this region regularly worship the chief deity of the Ahirs.

Google previewA Dictionary of Indian Literature: Beginnings-1850 (1998)

by Sujit Mukherjee

Bhuvana-vijayamu Bijhre Ahir ri bat Bhuvana-vijayamu: name of the literary meet organised periodically during the reign of Vijayanagar ruler Krishnadeva Raya (r. 1509- 30). At its sittings, eight seats were placed in eight directions and these ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Hindūstānī and English (1820)

by John Shakespear

Acbl ahir (ऊाभीर) s. m. A cowherd, a cast or tribe ...

Google previewAn Anglo-Indian Dictionary (1885)

A Glossary of Indian Terms Used in English, and of Such English Or Other Non-Indian Terms as Have Obtained Special Meanings in India by George Clifford Whitworth

They smoke and drink with Jats and Gujars, but disclaim all connection with Ahirs . Ahir ...

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Scrabble value of A1H4I1R1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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