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thakur Line breaks: tha¦kur
Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːkʊr/ /ˈtɑːkʊə/

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Definition of thakur in English:

noun

Indian
A respectful title for a nobleman and landowner: Brigadier Thakur Jabar Singh
More example sentences
  • Om Puri is the tyrannical thakur while Dutt is a low-caste labour in the thakur's farm.
  • But the prize comment comes from Mahesh Panpalia: ‘Tomorrow if a thakur offers me water from the same pitcher, I'd be so stunned I wouldn't know what to do.’

Origin

From Hindi ṭhākur 'lord', from Sanskrit ṭhakkura 'chief, lord'.

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