How was the term foreigner defined in the medieval period?
The term ‘foreigner’ is used in the sense of a person who is not an Indian. In the medieval period it was applied to any stranger who appeared, say in a given village, someone who was not a part of that society or culture. In this sense a forest-dweller was a foreigner for a city-dweller.
How was the term foreigner used differently during the medieval period in India?
The word ‘foreigner’ is used in the sense of one who is not an Indian, whereas it was, in the medieval period, used in the sense of one who was a part of the same village but not a part of a particular society or culture.
Who termed as foreigner?
a person not native to or naturalized in the country or jurisdiction under consideration; alien.
What do you know the term foreigner today and medial time?
Meanings of foreigner
Present Context: In the present times, the term foreigner means a person who is not an Indian. Medieval Period: In this period, the term foreigner meant a stranger who appeared in a given village, i.e. a person who was not a part of that society or culture.
Who was Idrisi Class 7 short answer?
Answer: al-Idrisi was an Arab cartographer. Question 2. Who is a ‘cartographer’? Answer: Cartographer is one who draws a map.
Which of the following terms were used for a foreigner in the past?
Answer: A “foreigner” was any stranger who showed up say in a given town, somebody who was not a piece of that society or culture. (In Hindi the term pardesi may be utilized to depict such an individual and in Persian, ajnabi.) A city-tenant, thusly, might have viewed a woodland occupant as a “foreigner.
How was the term foreigner understood in medieval times are compared to modern usage?
Answer: In modern times, a foreigner means a person who resides in his/her country but occasionally visits our countries. But in the medieval times, any stranger who had different physical features or who followed different cultural practices was treated as a foreigner or pardesi by the local people.
How is foreigner used today different from that of medieval period?
Answer: A simple term like “foreigner” is used today to mean someone who is not an Indian. In the medieval period, a “foreigner” was any stranger who appeared in a given village, someone who was not a part of that society or culture.
Which of the following is not the meaning of foreigner in the past Class 7?
Stranger and ajnabi are not the meaning of the words foreigner in the past. Explanation: Stranger means a person whom we do not know. It also means a non acquainted person.
What did Hindustan mean in the medieval period?
Answer: Hindustan is made up of two words that is ‘Hindu’ and ‘Sthan’ means place. It was literally Hindusthan but on pronunciation it became Hindustan. In medieval period, Hindustan meant the place where Hindus live.