Definition of Sindhi in English:
noun (plural Sindhis)
1A native or inhabitant of Sind.
- The discussion on minorities in Pakistan has drifted aimlessly into defining Baluchis, Sindhis and Pashtuns as minorities and Pakistan as seething cauldron under Punjabi domination.
- There are also several distinct ethnic and linguistic groups in Pakistan, including Pathans, Punjabis, Sindhis, and Baluchis.
- Rural Sind is populated mainly by Sindhis, but the big cities, such as Karachi and Hyderabad, have been settled largely by Mohajirs, Urdu-speaking Muslims who migrated from India.
2 [mass noun] The Indic language of Sind, used also in western India and having about 18 million speakers.
- Urdu and Sindhi are those unfortunate languages that have no home of their own.
- Modern Baluchi shows borrowings from Persian, Arabic, Sindhi, and other languages.
- It is correct that this area spoke one language, Sindhi; this is confirmed by many Muslim geographers.
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Relating to the province of Sind or its people, or the Sindhi language.
- She recalled the terror felt even in remote villages and the anguish of having to suppress her Sindhi identity, language and clothing.
- Aptly called Samjhautha, the festival showcases some of the Pakistani chef's specialities: Lahori lamb chops, Peshawari rotis and Sindhi mutton biryani.
- Born in London to Sindhi parents, the young actress who spent two years in Bombay as a child, says the film has made her much more politically aware than she used to be.
Definition of Sindhi in:
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