Definition of vilayati in English:

vilayati

noun

  • A foreigner; (originally) especially an English, British, or European person.

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or characteristic of a foreign land; especially of English, British, or European origin.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From (i) Urdu vilāyatī (also regional bilāyatī) and its etymon (ii) Persian vilāyatī foreign, especially British or European from vilāyat inhabited country, dominion, district + -ī, suffix forming adjectives expressing belonging.

Pronunciation

vilayati

/ˌvɪləˈjati/