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Contemporary Examples of singh
He asked to borrow one of their uniforms, and when they staunchly refused, Singh realized that he had run out of all options.
When Singh finally showed up at the front door of his home in Amritsar, his family was overwhelmed with relief.
The officers explained that those Sikhs had been lynched to death and that Singh ought to anticipate the same fate for himself.
“In retrospect, I think we were both surprised,” recalled Singh.
The next evening, Singh was surprised when his train made an unscheduled stop at a small railway station near Bhopal.
Historical Examples of singh
“Slegge is what you call a blackguard,” cried Singh angrily.
Now then,” cried Singh to the proprietor, “where do you want him to go?
“I am going to get down,” said Singh with a haughty curve to his lip.
“Yes, I told you that it was one-sided,” said Singh merrily.
“Oh, it was when I was quite a little fellow,” replied Singh.
- a title assumed by a Sikh when he becomes a full member of the community
Word Origin for Singh
common surname and middle name in North India, later (1699) adopted by Sikhs as a title after their initiation ceremony, also a surname adopted by male Sikhs; 1620s in English, from Hindi Singh, from Sanskrit simhah "lion."