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Definition of the noun sahib

What does sahib mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sahibs

  1. formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic word: European = a native or inhabitant of Europe
    • more specific word: memsahib = a woman sahib

Person

Who is Sahib?

Sahib is the son of film director Amar Kaleka.

Characters

  1. Sahib is a fictional character from the 2009 film I G Inspector General.
  2. Sahib is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Good Friday.

There are other characters with in their name, like Rai Sahib and Nawab Sahib.

Writings

"Sahib" a.k.a. "Sahib: The British Soldier in India" is a book by Richard Holmes.

Miscellanea

Sahib is a name of Arabic origin meaning "holder, master or owner." It has passed on to several languages including Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Turkish, Marathi and Kannada. It has also entered English, as a loanword especially associated with British rule in India.

Phrases with Sahib

  1. Rai Sahib
  2. granth sahib
  3. Nishan Sahib
  4. Syssymmoca Sahib
  5. Species Syssymmoca Sahib

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sahib

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Google previewSikhism Today (2011)

by Jagbir Jhutti-Johal

The Guru Granth Sahib is the epitome of the spiritual teachings of Sikhism.

Gurbani, is the key to Shri Guru Granth Sahib is a source book, an expression The Sikh Grand Narrative 5.

Google previewSikhs in the Diaspora (2009)

by Surinder Singh bakhshi

Jaap Sahib is an introduction to the understanding of the nature of the Creator. The glories sung...

Jaap Sahib is a meditation upon the description of these names, illustrated by the opening verse, ' You have no form or feature, No caste or 133.

Google previewSahib: The British Soldier in India 1750–1914 (2011)

by Richard Holmes

Sahib is a magnificent history of the British soldier in India from Clive to the end of Empire, making full use of personal accounts from the soldiers who served in the jewel in Britain’s Imperial Crown.

Google previewPunjab Travel Guide

by Swati Mitra, Goodearth Publications

The Darbar Sahib is a large, square structure where Guru Tegh ...

Google previewJaap Sahib - English Translation & Transliteration

Sikhism : Nitnem by God

Jaap Sahib is an introduction to God. The glories sung (composed) by Guru Gobind Singh revolve around the following attributes of God: Godis metaphysical, beyond time, Eternal, Unborn, not created, Selfexistent, and without form, feature, ...

Google previewForgotten Atrocities (2013)

Memoirs of a Survivor of the 1947 Partition of India by Bal K. Gupta

Guru Granth Sahib is the holy book for Sikhs.

Google previewHymns Of The Gurus (2003)

by Khushwant Singh

The Granth Sahib is the central object of Sikh worship and ritual. In all Gurdwaras , copies of the Granth are placed under a canopy. The book itself is draped in cloth, usually richly embroidered. It is opened with prayer and ceremonial each ...

Google previewMysticism: A Guide for the Perplexed (2009)

by Paul Oliver

The Guru Granth Sahib is an important element in many of the ceremonies which are part of the Sikh family life. When a baby is being given a name, the Guru Granth Sahib is opened at random. The first verse on the left-hand page is then read ...

Google previewAdministrative Aspects of Tourism: A Case Study of Punjab (2013)

by Puneet Aneja

Anandpur Sahib is an important Sikh religious center in the backdrop of the Naina Devi Hills. It is situated 41 kilometres from Rupnagar on the left bank of river Sutlej. It has a number of historical Gurudwaras. These Gurudwaras are important ...

Google previewTargeting Society and Environment Middle Primary (1999)

by Tricia Dearborn

The Guru Granth Sahib is the holy book which was prepared by one of the Gurus. Sikhs believe people should meet together. They meet for religious, social and educational activities at the gurdwara. The gurdwara is the Guru's court where ...

Google previewOuting (1906)

“Budge Sahib is an honest man,” declared the Vakil. “You've got a strong case, man," affirmed McBean. DeSouza tipped the square bottle over the D. A. M.'s glass, but not a murmur of gurgling gin sounded from its nozzle. The magistrate put a ...

Google previewThe Outing Magazine (1906)

Budge Sahib is an honest man," declared the Vakil. "You've got a strong case, man," affirmed McBean. DeSouza tipped the square bottle over the D. A. M.'s glass, but not a murmur of gurgling gin sounded from its nozzle. The magistrate put a ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Military History (2004)

by James C. Bradford

In the 1740s and 1750s, an inter-dynastic struggle between the Navayat warlord Chanda Sahib and Muhammad Ali Wallajah for control of the Carnatic region of south central India became entangled with the Anglo-French Wars. Joseph ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Sikhism (2005)

by W. H. McLeod

The mystical "voice" of Akal Purakh is the Guru, appearing in human form as the 10 historic Gurus and embodied thereafter in the sacred scripture that becomes the Guru Granth Sahib. Each of the Gurus taught the supremely important nam, ...

Google previewThe Hindoostanee Interpreter, Containing the Rudiments of Grammar, an Extensive Vocabulary and ... Dialogues; 2 Ed. to which is Added a Naval Dictionary .. by Thomas Roebuck (1841)

by William Carmichael Smyth

" Sahib, Farsee zooban Seekhke oos—ke ...

Google previewFood, Feasts, and Faith: An Encyclopedia of Food Culture in World Religions [2 volumes] (2017)

by Paul Fieldhouse

The Guru Granth Sahib, also known as the Adi Granth, is a compilation of Sikh sacred scriptures. The honorific Sri (Holy) is often added to the title. “Granth” is derived from the Sanskrit word grantha, meaning “book,” while “Sahib” is a term of ...

Google previewOnline Encyclopedia (2011)

by DK Publishing

The Harmandir Sahib, or the Golden Temple, ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Sikhism (2005)

Sikh Religion and Philosophy by W. Owen Cole, Piara Singh Sambhi

of the Darbar Sahib from the government during the agitation for control of gurdwaras in the early nineteen twenties. On 16 November 1920, a representative body of Sikhs ...

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Scrabble value of S1A1H4I1B3

The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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