Kannady- Probably refers to a person from Kannada. Erikala - tribe in Andra Pradesh - bamboo workers and basket makers. Koeri- Peasant and agrarian caste. From the beginning of this system, sudras and untouchables were treated as slaves by so-called upper castes. Cotton cleaner - any of Dudekula, Dhunia castes.
Dosar - The caste members are mainly shopkeepers, and they deal in gold and silver ornaments, as well as grain, tobacco and all kinds of groceries. The Hindi word Bania is derived from the Sanskrit vanika or trader. Such people in position of power like to perpetuate their strategic position by means of force or ritualistic customs. Sanar - Toddy drawers - extract juice from plam trees - a form of drink in days when no tea or coffee was available. Nair - Warrior caste, land managers and administrators. Gadaba means a person who carries a load on his shoulders.
Gadaba - A tribe of agriculturalists, labourers and hunters. Kutwar or Kotwal - village watchmen. In one of these, it means a house, in another earth, hence householder or landowner or agriculturalists Shanan - Warrior Caste. Caste confined the behavior of an individual in segmental division and described punishment for the violators. Bhumji - tribal caste in India. Perika - gunny bag weavers -bags made of jute fibre. The name is possibly derived from araka, meaning a plough with bullocks, or from arakadu, a cultivator.
There have been various social movements and notable social reformers who have all through their lives worked to abolish this discriminatory system solely based on birth. Religious Disability Those belonging to lower caste system are religiously disabled. There are limits for everyone in their caste system while choosing occupation. Sikhism - followers of Guru Nanak. A specialized group carrying out a specific function within a colony of social insects.
Bhangis are traditionally restricted to being sweepers, cleaning latrines and handling dead bodies both human and animal Lama - a Tibertan teacher. Thogata - Tailors and dyers. Barahai, Barai - A Caste of betel vine growers and betel leaf sellers. Until and unless this changes no hope is there. Kunbi or Kunabi word is equivalent to Farmer. The Kalingis are essentially Telugus. Karanam or Karana - accountants, tax collectors, court, Govt.
Bariki are the village servants. Mostly farmers, though initially warriors. Golla, Gowala or Gowla primarily herd sheep and cattle and subsist by selling milk; some Golla communities practice agriculture. But in reality it is no God-send virtue to be followed by the people. Search caste and thousands of other words in English definition and synonym dictionary from Reverso. Segmental Division In segmental division of caste system, a society is divided into different segments. And it was considered as sin even if a shadow of an outcaste lied on anyone.
As far as social stratification is concerned, the Brahmins, generally priests and scholars, are at the top. Goud, Gamalla, Goundla, Gouda - toddy tappers and Ayurvedic medicine. They were also not allowed even to enter into the temples and to participate in any religious rituals. Bhar - Rajjhars are landowning Bhars while the lower caste are herders of swine and cattle. Their women folk engage in coconut palm leaf platting, rope making and also work as agricultural labourer.
Gond - The name Gond is extracted from the Telugu word 'Konda' which means hill. Kshatriya - constitutes the military and ruling order of the traditional Vedic-Hindu social system. Gondla elephant grass , also known as Bhotia tribe, akin to Teli oil-pressers in Telugu community. Kurupa - barber or warrior. All the privileges were for Brahmanas and Kshatriyas. Vithava - a widow or person who gave up or postphoned marriage. They were allowed only to do menial works and all the lowly works but they were given no powers or privileges.
Akali means deathless, Kal meaning death - Sikh in origin. On the flip side, someone born to a family living in poverty may find a way to live a more comfortable life as she gains in education and work experience. Murai, Murao , from muli or radish. Pasi -Toddy-drawer caste lives by tapping palm for its juice to make liquor. For example, in an ant colony, members of the caste of workers forage for food outside the colony or tend eggs and larvae, while the members of the caste of soldiers, often larger with stronger jaws, are responsible for defense of the colony. Kavara or Gauras or Gavara were businessmen originally, although traditionally agriculturalists. Subcaste of Kacchi - vegetable growers.