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  • proper n. A Dravidian language spoken primarily in the Nilgri Hills of southern India.
  • proper n. The indigenous people of the Nilgri Hills of southern India.

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Examples

  • ” At a Badaga funeral witnessed by the Rev.A. C. Clayton the buffalo calf was led thrice round the bier, and the dead man’s hand was laid on its head.

    Chapter 55. The Transference of Evil. § 2. The Transference to Animals

  • There an elder of the tribe, standing at the head of the corpse, recites or chants a long list of sins such as any Badaga may commit, and the people repeat the last word of each line after him.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • At a Badaga funeral witnessed by the Rev.A. C. Clayton the buffalo calf was led thrice round the bier, and the dead man's hand was laid on its head.

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion

  • A. a Badaga funeral witnessed by the Rev.A. C. C.ayton the buffalo calf was led thrice round the bier, and the dead man's hand was laid on its head.

    The Golden Bough

  • Badaga tribes from Ooty and dancers from Barmer district of Rajasthan also performed at the festival.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • He comes from Badaga community, similar to Maori community.

    NZ On Screen

  • The petitioner sought a direction to official authorities to ensure that the panchayatdars do not excommunicate members of the Badaga community and protect the rights of women members of the community from harassment at the instance of panchayatdars by giving them equal treatment and protection from oppression.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Coimbatore: Badaga dance was performed in front of Coimbatore Airport on Saturday evening for an hour providing a feast to the eyes and entertainment to the passengers and visitors.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Halfway along our way, a jeepload of friendly Badaga men and women kindly offered us a lift back to our rest house.

    TravelPod.com Recent Updates

  • Small wonder the local Badaga community is shifting to tea. “Kenya and Sri Lanka, the major tea producers, are facing severe drought conditions.

    The Times of India

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