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  1. ressaldarnoun

    The native captain of an Indian cavalry regiment.

  2. Etymology: From Hindustani contraction रिसालदार / (risāldār), from रिसालादार / (risāla-dār), from (resāle-dār), from (risālä) + Persian agent suffix (dār).


  1. ressaldar

    Risaldar, meaning the commander of a risala or risalah (a body of horse, regardless if troop or regiment) in Persian, is a mid-level rank in cavalry and armoured units of the Indian and Pakistan Army. In other arms, such as the infantry, the equivalent rank is subedar. Risaldar was also a Viceroy's commissioned officer's rank in the British Indian Army, until 1947.

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  1. ressaldar

    In the East Indies, is a native officer in a native cavalry regiment. He commands the right troop of a squadron, and on parade leads the squadron.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ressaldar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ressaldar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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