- of India; Indian
Origin of IndicClassical Latin Indicus from Classical Greek Indikos
Indo-Aryan (sense )
- Of or relating to India or its peoples or cultures.
- Of or relating to the branch of the Indo-European language family comprising Sanskrit, the Prakrits, and their modern descendants, such as Bengali, Hindi-Urdu, and Punjabi.
The Indic branch of Indo-European. Also called Indo-Aryan .
Via Latin from Ancient Greek ἰνδικός (indikos), from Ἰνδία (India).