/ (baɪ) /

  1. a title or form of address prefixed to the names of distinguished Sikhs

Origin of Bhai

from Hindi bhāī, from Sanskrit bhrātr brother

Words Nearby Bhai

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How to use Bhai in a sentence

  • Sat Bhai has many members, and perhaps before they jolly-well-cut-your-throat they may give you just a chance for life.

    Kim | Rudyard Kipling
  • Their astonishment first became known when they were repulsed by the 75th Foot, and were heard to say to one another, 'Arrah Bhai!

    Forty-one years in India | Frederick Sleigh Roberts
  • The Sath Bhai are usually accounted noisy birds, but they are taciturn in comparison with their long-tailed cousins.

    Jungle Folk | Douglas Dewar
  • The sacred crocodiles in the Rajputana lakes are invited to dinner by the Brahmans with "Ao Bhai!"

    Beast and Man in India | John Lockwood Kipling
  • Not the sweeper and his family, Bhai, but we of the kitchen shall have a feast, have no fears.

    Banked Fires | E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi