Thakur (Indian title)
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Thakur is a feudal title used by various communities in India and Nepal.
Thakur and thākura are the words derived from the Sanskrit word thakkura meaning "administrator" or jamindaar.[not in citation given] It is used as a term of respect meaning "chief", "lord", or "master".
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- Retrieved on 2013-09-21 from Sanskrit Dictionary for Spoken Sanskrit by Klaus Glashoff.