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sadhu

[ sah-doo ]
/ ˈsɑ du /
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noun Hinduism.

an ascetic holy man, especially a monk.

Nearby words

sade, marquis de, sadhaka, sadhana, sadhe, sadhika, sadhu, sadi, sadie, sadie hawkins, sadiron, sadism

Origin of sadhu

First recorded in 1835–45, sadhu is from the Sanskrit word sādhu good, a holy man
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sadhu

saddhu

/ (ˈsɑːduː) /

noun

a Hindu wandering holy man

Word Origin for sadhu

Sanskrit, from sādhu good
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