Origin of Sikh
Examples from the Web for 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|DAILY BEAST
Note: Muslim and Sikh are not races but religions, and identifiers can be worn by people of any race.
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.
And in 2009, two Sikh men were attacked on the NYC subway after being accused of being related to Bin Laden.
Charlie joined him and they ran out to bring in the body, as the Sikh was the only Indian who would touch pig's flesh.The Rogue Elephant|Elliott Whitney
Two years later the district became the theatre for the important engagements which decided the event of the second Sikh war.
Why should he answer to a Mahratta laonee if he be Wahabi—or Sikh?'Soldiers Three|Rudyard Kipling
The old Sikh threw up his head, as a stag will do at the first whisper of danger.Captain Desmond, V.C.|Maud Diver
Under such circumstances a junction of the Sikh army with the army of Gwalior would have raised a terrible storm in Hindustan.India Under British Rule|James Talboys Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for sikh
Word Origin for Sikh
Word Origin and History 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).