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Hindi term or phrase:Osval
English translation:Oswal
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17:37 Jan 21, 2004
Hindi to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Hindi term or phrase: Osvals
"The trader community of Kathiawad was divided in nine casts like Tenners (Dasa). Twentiers (Visa) Modh, Sorathias, Porvals, Osvals, Sonis (Jewellers)etc."

Does this cast have some meaning in English? Please help in translation. If someone can put it in Russian it is better. But English is also good. Thank you for your attention.
alex_y_g
Local time: 16:57
Oswals
Explanation:
1999 11 29 - World Year
... Halari comes from Halar, a small region in Kathiawar. **Oswal** implies origin from
a village called Osu, in the state of Rajasthan, which is north of Gujarat. ...
www.manfrommatunga.com/worldyear/19991129.htm - 25k - Cached - Similar pages
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agtranslat
Netherlands
Local time: 15:57
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Oswals


Explanation:
1999 11 29 - World Year
... Halari comes from Halar, a small region in Kathiawar. **Oswal** implies origin from
a village called Osu, in the state of Rajasthan, which is north of Gujarat. ...
www.manfrommatunga.com/worldyear/19991129.htm - 25k - Cached - Similar pages

agtranslat
Netherlands
Local time: 15:57
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  chopra_2002: Well done! Great research!! I guess that the term Porvals also originated on the similar lines.
6 mins
  -> Good guess, Porwals are named after the Pragvat region.

agree  Asghar Bhatti
35 mins
  -> Thanks

agree  xxxBrandis
1 hr
  -> Thanks

agree  jamshed
18 hrs

agree  Ravindra Godbole
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