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Hindu

Syllabification: Hin·du
Pronunciation: /ˈhindo͞o
 
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Definition of Hindu in English:

noun (plural Hindus)

A follower of Hinduism.
Example sentences
  • 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.

adjective

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Of or relating to Hindus or Hinduism.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

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

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