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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.
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  1. of or relating to Sind or its inhabitants.
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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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  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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