Vernacular Words

Abadi Deh
In inhabitant site of village
Badastur
Unaltered
Banjar
Uncultivated land
Banjar Jadid
New fellow (land not cultivated for continuous four harvests though it was cultivated earlier.
Banjar Kadim
Old fallow (If continued to be uncultivated for next four harvests)
Barani
Dependent on rainfall
Bigha
A measure of area (It is different in different areas)
Biswa
One twentieth of a bigha
Biswansi
One twentieth of a biswa
Chahi
Irrigated from well
Chahi Nahri
Irrigated partly from a well and partly from canal.
Chari
A kind of millet (g.v.) grown for fodder
Chaukidar
Village Watchman
Chkota
Lump grain rent or rent consisting of a foxed amount of grain in the rabi and kharif.
Dholi
Death bed gift or a small plot of land to a Brahmin.
Gair-Mumkin
Barren
Girdawar
Kanungo or Supervisor of Patwaris
Girdawari
Harvest Inspection
Gosha
Corner
Jawar
A kind of millet (Sorghum Val gave)
Kalar
Barren Land (Sour Clay)
Kanal
A measure of area
Kanungo
Supervisor of Patwaris
Karam
Unit of Length
Kharaba
Portion of crop which has failed to come.
Kharif
Autumn harvest
Khasra
List of fields, field register
Khasra Girdawari
Harvest Inspection Register
Khata
Holding of tenant
Khatauni
Holding slips prepared at re-measurement
Khewat
A list of Owner’s holding
Khewat/Khatauni
A combined Khewat & Khatauni
Khud Kashat
Cultivated by the owner himself
Killabandi
Rectangular measurement
Lamaberdar
Village Headman
Latha Girdawari
Cloth copy of the Patwari’s Map
Marla
Measuring of Area
Masri
A small pulse
Mauza
Village
Min
Portion / Part
Misal Haqiyat
Record-of-Right
Musavi
Mapping Sheet
Nahri
Irrigated from canal
Naib-Tehsildar
The Deputy or Assistant of Tehsildar
Parat Patwar
Patwari copy of the new settlement record
Parat Sarkar
Government Copy of the new settlement record
Patwari
A Village Accountant or Registrar
Rabi
Spring Harvest
Sabik
Former
Sub-Division
A sub division of a district
Sub-Divisional Magistrate
In-charge of a tehsildar
Taccavi
Loan granted by a Government to landowner for agriculture purposes.
Tehsildar
In-charge of a tehsil.
Waris
Successor
Wasil Baqi Nawis
Revenue Accountant in the Tehsil
Wattar
Diagonal Line
Zamindar
Landowner