Origin of Sikh
Examples from the Web for sikh
Contemporary Examples of sikh
“After my experiences in 1984, I felt that it was unsafe for me to live as a Sikh in India,” said Singh.As 30-Year Anniversary of Mass Killings in India Arrives, Sikhs Find Safety in USA
Simran Jeet Singh
October 31, 2014
Note: Muslim and Sikh are not races but religions, and identifiers can be worn by people of any race.How Not to Reply to a Racist Tweet
August 11, 2014
The teens then repeatedly punched the Sikh man, threw a bottle at him and ran off.
And many of my Sikh friends have shared with me a history of racial slurs and menacing stares they have endured over the years.
In 2004, two Sikh men were viciously beaten by young white assailants while walking on the sidewalk.
Historical Examples of sikh
The Sikh wears his hair down to his waist; the Pathan shaves his head.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
The Sikh was to take hold a yard or two below him, and aid him as he swam.
The Sikh did as he was told, and Lisle turned to make for the shore they had left.
He felt the Sikh's grasp relaxing, and threw his arms round the man's neck.
The old Sikh shook his head slowly, a great tenderness in his eyes.Captain Desmond, V.C.
Word Origin for Sikh
1781, member of a politico-religious community established c.1500 in Punjab by Nanak Shah, from Hindi sikh "disciple," from Sanskrit siksati "studies, learns," related to saknoti "he is able, he is strong" (see Shakti).