Definitions for sahibˈsɑ ɪb, -ib

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  1. sahib(noun)

    formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name

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  1. sahib(Noun)

    formerly, a term of respect for a white European in colonial India

  2. Origin: From Hindustani (, ) साहिब / (sāhib) lord, from (sāhib) companion

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  1. Sahib(noun)

    alt. of Saheb

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  1. Sahib

    Sahib, traditionally or; Arabic: صاحب‎ is a name of Arabic and Turkish origin meaning holder,master. It has passed on to several languages including, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali, Gujarati, Pashto, Turkish and Marathi.

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  1. Sahib

    used in India when addressing a European gentleman; Mem Sahib to a lady.


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