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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit ब्राह्मण (brāhmaṇa, knower of divine knowledge), from the root बृह् (bṛh), and this from the Proto-Indo-European root *bʰerǵʰ- (to become high, rise, elevate).

NounEdit

बाहुन (bāhun)

  1. a priestly class in traditional Nepali Khas society
  2. any descendent of Vedic brahmins living in the Pahari zone
  3. a Brahmin