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  1. Baniya is a fictional character from the 1984 film Yaadgaar.
  2. Baniya is a fictional character from the 1975 film Jaggu.
  3. Baniya is a fictional character from the 2012 film Dabangg 2.

There are other characters with baniya in their name, like Banwari Baniya.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Baniya

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Google previewKamala Markandaya (1995)

A Thematic Study by Anil K. Bhatnagar

Biswas, the baniya is a shrewd and crafty money-lender.

Google previewAmong Indian Rajahs and Ryots (1911)

A Civil Servant's Recollections & Impressions of Thirty-seven Years of Work & Sport in the Central Provinces & Bengal by Sir Andrew Henderson Leith Fraser

t Baniya is a shopkeeper, usually a grain-dealer. t Budhwar is Wednesday.

Google previewHindu Castes and Sects (1896)

An Exposition of the Origin of the Hindu Caste System and the Bearing of the Sects Towards Each Other and Towards Other Religious Systems by Jogendra Nath Bhattacharya

The word Baniya is a corruption of the Sanskrit word banik which means " merchant." The Baniyas are certainly entitled to be regarded as Vaishyas. But the Baniyas of Bengal do not wear the sacred thread, and the best of them are looked ...

Google previewReport on the Census of Bengal, 1901 (1903)

by India. Census Commissioner, Sir Edward Albert Gait

Baniya is a vague functional term which includes many different castes. The figures show a steady decrease, which ...

Google previewRegionalizing Oman (2013)

Political, Economic and Social Dynamics by Steffen Wippel

Baniya is a distinct caste mostly coming from Western India and Central India ...

Google previewRoyal Umbrellas of Stone: Memory, Politics, and Public Identity in Rajput Funerary Art (2015)

by Melia Belli Bose

Baniya is a jāti in the larger ...

Google previewA Dictionary Hindustani and English (1834)

by John Shakespear

Ly baniya ( ) s. m. A ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World Trade: From Ancient Times to the Present (2015)

From Ancient Times to the Present by Cynthia Clark Northrup, Jerry H. Bentley, Alfred E. Eckes, Jr, Patrick Manning, Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik

Baniya merchants conducted the trade between Bahrain and India. Bahrain was also an entrepôt center during the ancient times. Aden was another important center that developed as a place from which to control entry into the Red Sea.

Google preview¬A New Hindustani-English Dictionary, with Illustrations from Hindustani Literature and Folk-Lore (1876)

by Samuel W. Fallon

The Baniya for the least thing into Court puts [debtors none ! as these have 848 sje ar:7-dāvā, n. m. A petition of plaint; the first pleading in a suit. arzi purzā K., v. n. To bring an action; sue. arzi fidvi.

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Scrabble value of B3A1N1I1Y4A1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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