Sawai (title)

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Sawai is a title of honor used in India, the word having its root in Sanskrit language.

Sawai literally means a quarter over one (1+1/4) in strength and / or intelligence.[1] In other words it means - one and a quarter of an average man in worth.[2][3]

Holders of Sawai title[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Indian States: A Biographical, Historical, and Administrative Survey By Somerset Playne, R. V. Solomon, J. W. Bond, Arnold Wright. 1922. p. 175. 
  2. ^ a b Untitled by Prakash Talwar. p. 49. 
  3. ^ Social Sci. (History) 7 (Rev.) By Consulting Editor - KV Nandini Reddy. p. 97. 
  4. ^ Gajrani, S. (2004-01-01). History, Religion and Culture of India. Gyan Publishing House. ISBN 9788182050624. 
  5. ^ Thorpe, Showick Thorpe Edgar (2009-01-01). The Pearson General Studies Manual 2009, 1/e. Pearson Education India. ISBN 9788131721339. 
  6. ^ Sarkar, Jadunath (1984, reprint 1994) A History of Jaipur, New Delhi: Orient Longman, ISBN 81-250-0333-9, p.171
  7. ^ "cutch5". www.royalark.net. Retrieved 2016-05-07. 
  8. ^ "AJAIGARH". members.iinet.net.au. Retrieved 2016-05-07. 
  9. ^ "ORCHHA". members.iinet.net.au. Retrieved 2016-05-07.