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Academic and Content Vocabulary for Ancient India and Early China. Subcontinent - a large landmass that is smaller than a continent. monsoon – seasonal wind, especially in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia. emerge – to come into being or become known.

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Academic and content vocabulary for ancient india and early china

Academic and Content Vocabulary for

Ancient India and Early China


Subcontinent a large landmass that is smaller than a continent
Subcontinent - a large landmass that is smaller than a continent


Monsoon seasonal wind especially in the indian ocean and southern asia
monsoon – seasonal wind, especially in the Indian Ocean and southern Asia


Emerge to come into being or become known
emerge – to come into being or become known


Migrate to move from one place to another
migrate – to move from one place to another


Sanskrit the first written language of india
Sanskrit – the first written language of India


Academic and content vocabulary for ancient india and early china

caste – an Indian social class whose members are restricted in the jobs they may take and in their association with members of other castes


Promote to encourage the doing of something
promote – to encourage the doing of something


Stupa a buddhist shrine usually dome shaped
stupa – a Buddhist shrine, usually dome shaped


Pilgrim a person who travels to holy sites
pilgrim – a person who travels to holy sites


Contribute to give or donate something
contribute – to give or donate something


Structure a building or other built object
structure – a building or other built object


Warlord a military commander exercising civil power by force usually in a limited area
warlord – a military commander exercising civil power by force, usually in a limited area


Ancestor a person that someone is descended from
ancestor – a person that someone is descended from


Pictograph a symbol in a writing system based on pictures
pictograph – a symbol in a writing system based on pictures


Ideograph a symbol in a writing system that represents a thing or an idea
ideograph – a symbol in a writing system that represents a thing or an idea


Hereditary having title or possession by reason of birth
hereditary – having title or possession by reason of birth


Philosophy the study of the basic ideas about society education and right and wrong
philosophy – the study of the basic ideas about society, education, and right and wrong


Filial piety the responsibility children have to respect obey and care for their parents
filial piety – the responsibility children have to respect, obey, and care for their parents


Censor an official who watches others for correct behavior
censor – an official who watches others for correct behavior


Civil service the administrative service of a government
civil service – the administrative service of a government


Generation a group of individuals born and living at the same time
generation – a group of individuals born and living at the same time


Academic and content vocabulary for ancient india and early china
tenant farmer – a farmer who works land owned by someone else and pays rent in cash or as a share of the crop


Network a connected group or system
network – a connected group or system


Academic and content vocabulary for ancient india and early china

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