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shikari

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EtymologyEdit

From Urdu / Hindi شکاری / शिकारी (šikārī), from Persian شکاری (šekāri, of hunting), from شکار (šekār, hunting, game).

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NounEdit

shikari (plural shikaris)

  1. A hunter or tracker, especially in the Indian subcontinent.
    • 1903: ‘I wonder that my very simple stratagem could deceive so old a shikari,’ said Holmes. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Empty House’ (Norton 2005, p.807)

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RomanizationEdit

shikari

  1. rōmaji reading of しかり