See also: hindu and hindú

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From Classical Persianهِنْدُو(hindū, Indian, Hindu), from Middle Persian hndwk' (Hindūg, Indian), from hnd (Hind, India), from Old Persian 𐏃𐎡𐎯𐎢 (hindu-, India), from Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu, river, stream; Indus), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *síndʰuṣ, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *síndʰuš (river).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhɪnduː/
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Hindu (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to Hinduism, or to Hindus and their culture.

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Hindu (plural Hindus)

  1. A person adhering to the Hindu religion (Hinduism).
  2. (dated) Any native inhabitant of Hindustan.
  3. (North-West Frontier Province of British India, military, obsolete) A bunnia (merchant or trader) with a company of soldiers.[1]
  4. (dated) A person of Indian religion and race.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Henry Yule (1903), “Hobson-Jobson: A glossary of Colloquial Anglo-Indian Words and Phrases, and of Kindred Terms, Etymological, Historical, Geographical and Discursive”, in dsal.uchicago.edu[1], archived from the original on 19 December 2023

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Hindu m (strong, genitive Hindu or Hindus, plural Hindu or Hindus)

  1. Hindu (male or of unspecified gender)

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Hindu f (genitive Hindu, plural Hindu or Hindus)

  1. female Hindu

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  • IPA(key): [ˈhindu]
  • Hyphenation: Hin‧du
  • Rhymes: -du

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Hindu

  1. (astronomy) Indus

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Hindu
accusative Hindut
dative Hindunak
instrumental Hinduval
causal-final Hinduért
translative Hinduvá
terminative Hinduig
essive-formal Hinduként
essive-modal
inessive Hinduban
superessive Hindun
adessive Hindunál
illative Hinduba
sublative Hindura
allative Hinduhoz
elative Hinduból
delative Hinduról
ablative Hindutól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Hindué
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Hinduéi
Possessive forms of Hindu
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Hindum
2nd person sing. Hindud
3rd person sing. Hinduja
1st person plural Hindunk
2nd person plural Hindutok
3rd person plural Hindujuk