Meaning of Nambudiri in English:

Nambudiri

noun

  • A member of the dominant Brahman caste in the Indian state of Kerala.

Pronunciation

Nambudiri

/ˌnɑːmbəˈdɪəri/ /ˌnambəˈdɪəri/

adjective

  • Of or relating to the Nambudiri caste or its members.

Pronunciation

Nambudiri

/ˌnɑːmbəˈdɪəri/ /ˌnambəˈdɪəri/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Calcutta Review. From Malayalam nampūtiri.