Sindhi

[sin-dee]
noun, plural Sind·his, (especially collectively) Sind·hi for 1.
  1. an inhabitant of Sind.
  2. a modern Indic language of the lower Indus valley.
adjective
  1. of or relating to Sind or its inhabitants.

Origin of Sindhi

1895–1900; < Arabic Sindī, equivalent to Sind Sind (< Hindi sindhu ‘sea, ocean’; compare Sanskrit sindhu river; cf. Hindi) + suffix of appurtenance
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Examples from the Web for sindhi

Contemporary Examples of sindhi

  • There are four in Pakistan, for speakers of Urdu, Sindhi, Pashto, and Punjabi.

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    Abortion at Sea

    Michelle Goldberg

    October 1, 2012

  • Sindhi, Balochi, Punjabi, Urdu-speaking or Pakhtun, Karachi is where they all come, and also where they clash.

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    Pakistan's Daring Fashion Week

    Anam Mansuri

    April 11, 2010

Historical Examples of sindhi


British Dictionary definitions for sindhi

Sindhi

noun
  1. plural -dhi or -dhis a former inhabitant of Sind. The Muslim majority now lives in Pakistan while the Hindu minority has mostly moved to India
  2. the language of this people, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
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