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sant

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Pronunciation: /sʌnt
 
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Definition of sant in English:

noun

Hinduism & Sikhism
A saint.
Example sentences
  • Thus, it honors the great rishis, gurus, sants and mahatmas as the greatest heroes of all.
  • Wherever we have this problem, we should improve it, through sant, satsang and shastra saints, religious gathering and scripture.
  • He said to me very candidly, I'm trying to translate that as close as I can, that before 1984 I thought he was a scoundrel, but after what happened in Blue Star I think now he's a sant.

Origin

from Hindi santaḥ 'venerable men'.

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