Inam Revenue-free land or some gift from a person in authority
to someone for a service.
Iqta Unit of land whose revenues were assigned to government
officials in lieu of their salaries in the Delhi Sultanate.
Jagir Mughal equivalent to the iqta of the Delhi Sultans.
Jama Total land revenue levied or expected from an estate or
Jamabandi Settlement of the amount of revenue assessed upon an
estate or village or district.
Kharkhana Royal factory where different types of goods were
manufactured for the royal court and the army under the
Delhi Sultans and Mughals.
Kaulnama Written voucher granted to revenue payers specifying the
terms of their payments and the amounts. Crown-land or
land held and managed directly by the state.
Madad-i- Land whose revenues were assigned by the state to
Maash religious and learned persons or religious and benevolent
Malikana Special allowance assigned to the zamindar by the state
out of the land revenue because of his superior right over
Mandi Wholesale market.
Manotidar A banker or moneylender who provided guarantee or
stood security to the intermediary revenue collector after
receiving a premium (manoti) for that purpose from the
Milki Proprietorship or ownership especially in land.
Mohur Gold coin.
Maufi Revenue-free holdings.
Nazrana Gift usually from inferior to superior; forced contribution.
Mukarari Tenure at fixed rates or rent or revenue.