Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A gold and silver weight of Bengal, the 384th part of a tola. It is now, by law, 0.469 of a grain troy, but was formerly 0.585 of a grain.
  • n. In India, a general term for rice in the husk.

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Examples

  • Why does US elections matter to a bus driver, The guy who makes tea at the Quetta hotels in karachi, the shoe shine boys, the farmer who is dying due to low "dhan" prices.

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  • So our tradition says when we give we need to align and attune all to that we are and have -- tan, man, dhan mind, body, soul and resources -- to the task at hand: to serve.

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  • Raakhi ke dhaage sab laaye kehna ab na raah dikhaaye maan ke naam ki kasmein dena bhent meri ke rasamein dena poochhana us roothe bhai se bhool hui kya maan-jaai se behan paraaya dhan hai kehna usne sada nahi rehna bahana yaad kare

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  • For instance, the government now appears to be serious about enacting a bill on microfinance institutions, possibly in the next couple of months, according to Mathew Titus, executive director of Sa-dhan, an association of microfinance and community development institutions based in New Delhi.

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  • In the online model, we have serviced clients like the British High Commission, CARE, CRY [Child Rights and You], Oxfam, Catholic Relief Services, Development Alternatives and Sa-dhan [a microfinance organization].

    Ajay Gupta: Rural Jobs Can Provide Momentum to the Wheel of the Economy

  • Another thing if one likes baitha dhan he/she would be asked are you old?

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  • However, some modern feminists opine that the irndi pro-claimed male superiority i.e. woman was a man's possession, a part of his dhan i. e.property.

    Bindi

  • Hwen evvery oddher language, and at last our own, haz been reduced to 'science; rendered accountabel to' natives, and accessibel to 'straingers; hwence iz it, dhat our practice, growing daily more a contrast dhan an exemplificacion ov our theory, tempts ignorance to' speak, az blind habbit spels; raddher dhan to 'dream ov spelling, az propriety exhibbits her unremitted harmony, hweddher in word or writing?

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  • Dhi tru kueshVn dhen, is nat huedhVr dhaer uil bi no difikVltiz ar inkanviniensiz; bVt huedher dhi difikVltiz mE nat bi sVrmaunted; and huedhVr dhi kanviniensiz uil nat, an dhi huol, bi grEtVr dhan dhi inkanviniensiz.

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  • More dhan 1,000 people have died of cholera throughout

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