Origin of Hindu
Examples from the Web for hindu
Buddhist and Hindu literature is rich with stories of disciples finally learning to surrender in this way.
And while guru literally means “teacher,” in Hindu and Buddhist contexts, it often means much more.
There are Egyptian influences and an imitation Hindu temple.
Indeed, I know many scientists who are Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Hindu.
All the flowers which he saw were Hindu: the champa, keora, and jasmine.
The Bhīls worship the ordinary Hindu deities and the village godlings of the locality.The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India|R. V. Russell
All that is needed is that the consciousness be focused to a single point—become 'one pointed' as the Hindu teachers call it.Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers|Bhakta Vishita
For poetical charm the first place is to be assigned to the Egyptian, Hebrew, and Hindu hymns.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
A long-haired Hindu bairagi (holy man), who had just bought a ticket, halted before him at that moment and stared intently.Kim|Rudyard Kipling
Eight little boys and three Hindu snake-charmers were eating copiously of frozen pudding.The Last of the Peterkins|Lucretia P. Hale
British Dictionary definitions for hindu
noun plural -dus or -doos
Word Origin for Hindu
Word Origin and History for hindu
1660s, from Persian Hindu (adjective and noun) "Indian," from Hind "India," from Sanskrit sindhu "river," specifically the Indus; hence "region of the Indus," gradually extended across northern India. The Hindu Kush mountain range is said to mean literally "Indian killer," and was said to have been the name given by the Persians to a pass where their Indian slaves had perished in winter, but this is likely folk etymology.