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Granth

or Grunth

[gruhnt] /grʌnt/
noun
1.
the sacred scripture of the Sikhs, original text compiled 1604.
Also called Adigranth, Grant Sahib
[gruhnt] /grʌnt/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Granth
< Hindi < Sanskrit grantha a tying together, a book
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  • This Granth is only partially the composition of the tenth guru.

  • I noticed outside one door “Granth Sahib,” and wondered what Scotsman had entered himself as pupil with such companions.

    Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life

    Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  • The service consists principally of singing and the reading of their sacred scripture, the Granth.

  • His sacred book, the Granth, is mainly pantheistic; it dwells earnestly on devotion, especially devotion to the guru.

    Two Old Faiths J. Murray Mitchell and William Muir

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