Definition of Hindu in English:


Syllabification: Hin·du
Pronunciation: /ˈhindo͞o

noun (plural Hindus)

  • A follower of Hinduism.
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    • Therefore those sounds of words of Vedas and Upanishads are very important to Hindus.
    • Whenever a Hindu inquires about other Hindus, what he actually wants to know is their caste.
    • The most obvious example of change, is the change of dress of Hindus from dhoti to trousers.


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  • Of or relating to Hindus or Hinduism.
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    • Lord Shiva the destroyer, is one of the three primary Hindu deities or Trimurti.
    • In fact fighting for the weak and exploited is the most important Hindu dharma.
    • It is uttered in the beginning as well as at the end of all Hindu prayers.


Urdu, from Persian hindū, from Hind 'India'.

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